Thirteen-year-old Keisha Morgan is overwhelmed when her attractive new stepbrother takes an interest in her. When his interest becomes sexual, she must decide how to handle the shame and confusion that result from his actions. Keisha must also decide how to support her best friend, Trisha, who has to deal with the consequences of hooking up with random guys.
It Could Never Happen to Me is a frank and realistic take on sexual activity and abuse among young teens. The story provides a point of reference for readers to talk about complicated subject matter that is often uncomfortable — for both youths and adults — to discuss.