Study Guide

If I Stay Chapter 1: 7:09 A.M.

By Gayle Forman

Chapter 1: 7:09 A.M.

  • Mia wakes up, and there's a thin coating of snow on the ground.
  • You know what that means: SNOW DAY.
  • School is canceled, to the delight of Mia and her younger brother, Teddy.
  • Dad is a teacher, so he's thrilled, too.
  • Mom decides to play hooky so the family can have a fun free day together.
  • They all decide to visit Willow and Henry, family friends.
  • But first—pancakes. Breakfast of champions.