Maybe He Just Likes You

A coming-of-age story about twelve-year-old Mila, who struggles to find her voice as she deals with significant stressors in her life, such as sexual harassment at school and a challenging home life. As she navigates the daily, complex, and contemporary issues that many adolescents must face, she must learn to speak up for herself, and she discovers the importance of communication and trust. Suitable for a middle-school audience, this novel provides opportunities for rich discussions in the classroom. It lends itself well as a literature-circle choice or for independent reading, and students may relate to its themes and characters.
sexual harassment
middle school
Dee, B.
Primary Identifier
English Language Arts