The novel Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews is about Death and reveals the horrors behind it. Greg is forced to deal with the death of his friend Rachel as a high school senior. Teens can often experience a sudden death of a parent, sibling or friend. Some emotions teens may feel are: Denial, Disbelief, Confusion, Shock, Sadness, Anger, and Guilt. Teens look to either caring adults such as parents or teachers to help or even another friend. Greg looks towards his mother and Earl to help deal with the death of Rachel.