Search Results: "David Levithan"


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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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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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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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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 >

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FICTION
Released: Aug. 28, 2007

"A brilliant tour-de-force—funny, sweet, sly and sexy. (Fiction. YA)"
Working in multiple voices, each as clear and as sharp as an iMix, Cohn and Levithan return to tell the story of Naomi and Ely, who have lived across the hall from each other in the same Greenwich Village apartment house since childhood, and are now both at NYU. Read full book review >

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EVERY YOU, EVERY ME by David Levithan
FICTION
Released: Sept. 13, 2011

"A sadly disjointed attempt at a thriller by a celebrated romantic. (Thriller. 14 & up)"
High-schooler Evan blames himself for the breakdown of his close friend Ariel. Read full book review >

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WILL GRAYSON, WILL GRAYSON by John Green
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2010

"Their story, along with the rest of the cast's, will have readers simultaneously laughing, crying and singing at the top of their lungs. (Fiction. YA)"
Will Grayson loves indie rock, plays the eye-rolling angry stepchild to his extraordinarily giant, lovable, gay best friend Tiny Cooper and doesn't realize that he yearns for his other indie-rock-loving friend Jane until it's too late. will grayson (he never uses uppercase) hates most everything except sharing an XXL coffee with his best friend Maura each morning and covertly conversing with his Internet boyfriend every night. 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 >