Is It Worth It is a Christian teen fiction novel detailing a brief section of an 8th grade student in public school named Mickey Cooler. Popular with many friends and a girlfriend, he is questioning the meaning of his life. Does being popular mean you have to give up being yourself in order to please others? He finds few answers to his questions from his friends that satisfy his questioning mind. Still not sure of what to do an accident and strange turn of events is going to test Mick, and the way he views people and his lifestyle.
He is left now with time to consider his life, his questions and fears rise to the surface. After an old friend returns into his life to tell Mickey his life story, which earlier Mike had tried to hide in order to fit in. He is left to decide one of the most important questions in anyone's life. What will he decide?