The book I read is called Six Months to Live.The author is Lurlene McDaniel. The genre is realistic fiction. The Lexile number is 660. There are 136 pages.
Dawn Rochelle was a normal thirteen year old who was on the cheerleading team and was friends with everybody. She thought nothing bad would ever happen to her, but she was wrong.
She became really sick and was rushed to the hospital to discover she had cancer.
Dawn was diagnosed with a type of cancer that causes you to have a low count of white blood cells called Leukemia. While at the hospital, Dawn met a girl named Sandy who also had Leukemia.
They became best friends and went through the troubles of cancer together. They even lost their hair at the same time. Sandy was the first one to be proven "cured" so she entered into remission and was released from the hospital. a few weeks later, Dawn was "cured" and released from the hospital.