This story, If I Should Die Before I Wake (293 pages), written by Han Nolan, is meant for grades 9-12 but is easily appropriate for all ages after 12th grade as well. This novel won the Alabama Author Award, and Han Nolan has received awards for many of her other novels as well.
Han Nolan is the author of five critically acclaimed novels, including the National Book Award winner, Dancing on the Edge. She lives in New England. Nolan has written at least four other novels which have all been highly reviewed for adolescent literature.