Every Exquisite Thing by Matthew Quick is a very relevant teen issues book that touches on matters that are important in the lives of virtually all teens attending high schools today. In the forefront is the issue of bullying and how it is managed by the victim, parent(s), school officials and friends of the victim. Sexual expectations, drinking, drugs, friendships, gossip and making future plans are also vital parts of all these 'things' with which youth today grapple. The adults in teenagers lives are of paramount importance in shaping youth abilities to handle difficult situations as they arrive in their lives. The role of the teacher is also extremely significant in helping young readers learn the difference between fiction and reality. Reading this book and using the study materials provided promises a lively discussion and awesome learning opportunity for your students. Key for test provided. Study guide is open ended responses leaving room for individual analysis by readers.