Search Results: "David Levithan"


BOOK REVIEW

DAVID by Mary Hoffman
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 11, 2011

"Nonfiction masquerading as a novel and failing as either sort of narrative. (character list, historical note, glossary) (Historical fiction. 13 & up)"
The author of the Stravaganaza series reveals the muse behind Michelangelo's David. Read full book review >

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WIDE AWAKE by David Levithan
FICTION
Released: Sept. 12, 2006

As if the gaytopic world he created for Boy Meets Boy (2003) wasn't radical enough, the setting in this protest-song/call-to-political-action/romance reaches even further into a near-magical realm where tolerance reigns supreme. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 28, 2012

"An awe-inspiring, thought-provoking reminder that love reaches beyond physical appearances or gender. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Imagine waking up in a different body every day. Read full book review >

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THE LOVER'S DICTIONARY by David Levithan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"A quirky Valentine to modern romance, from the guy's point of view."
A young man chooses an unusual format to record the details of his longtime relationship with a woman he meets online. Read full book review >

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LOVE IS THE HIGHER LAW by David Levithan
FICTION
Released: Aug. 25, 2009

"He's got two here: one between the two boys, one between New York City and humanity. (Historical fiction. YA)"
Crafting a young adult novel about 9/11 is no easy feat. Read full book review >

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HOW THEY MET, AND OTHER STORIES by David Levithan
FICTION
Released: Jan. 8, 2008

"Teens and older young adults will find themselves here and likely learn a little about that many-splendored emotion. (Fiction. YA)"
Levithan, a YA author and children's-book editor, created 12 of the 14 stories collected here as Valentine's Day presents to family and friends. Read full book review >

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ANOTHER DAY by David Levithan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"A fast-paced, absorbing companion. (Fantasy. 12-17)"
Waking up in a new body each day ain't easy—neither is trying to keep track of the person who does. Read full book review >

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HOLD ME CLOSER by David Levithan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 17, 2015

"It's big. It's gay. It's outrageous and hilarious. (Fiction. 12-18)"
Finally, Tiny Cooper gets his own story: the musical. Read full book review >

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TWO BOYS KISSING by David Levithan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"It's well-intentioned and inspiring, but it doesn't push any boundaries. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Gay past and gay present collide. Read full book review >

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ARE WE THERE YET? by David Levithan
ADVENTURE
Released: July 12, 2005

"Obviously written or at least set before the Iraq war, this beautiful glimpse of fraternal love will be at home in any public library's YA section. (Fiction. YA)"
Danny and Elijah are brothers who seem to have nothing more in common than parents and gender. Read full book review >

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THE REALM OF POSSIBILITY by David Levithan
FICTION
Released: Aug. 10, 2004

"A must for YA collections used by those unafraid of poetry, strongly suggested for all others. (Fiction. YA)"
Editor and author Levithan winningly joins the ranks of talented authors exploring the novel-in-verse and kicks it up a notch. Read full book review >

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BOY MEETS BOY by David Levithan
FICTION
Released: Sept. 9, 2003

"With wry humor, wickedly quirky and yet real characters, and real situations, this is a must for any library serving teens. (Fiction. YA)"
Somewhere on the eastern coast of the US that's home to Francesca Lia Block's Los Angeles is a town where six-foot-five drag queens play high-school football, kindergarten teachers write comments like "Definitely gay and has a very good sense of self" on student report cards, quiz-bowl teams are as important as football teams, and cheerleaders ride Harleys. Read full book review >