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David Levithan

Autor(a) de Will Grayson, Will Grayson

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About the Author

David Levithan was born in 1972. He graduated from Brown University in 1994 and is a senior editor at Scholastic. He has written numerous books including Boy Meets Boy, The Realm of Possibility, Every Day, and Another Day. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Obras de David Levithan

Will Grayson, Will Grayson (2010) 7,504 cópias
Every Day (2012) 4,393 cópias
Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist (2006) 3,262 cópias
Boy Meets Boy (2003) 2,654 cópias
Dash & Lily's Book of Dares (2010) 2,006 cópias
The Lover's Dictionary (2011) 1,460 cópias
Two Boys Kissing (2013) 1,068 cópias
The Realm of Possibility (2004) 963 cópias
Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List (2007) 924 cópias
Another Day (2017) 863 cópias
You Know Me Well (2016) 579 cópias
Love is the Higher Law (2009) 500 cópias
Wide Awake (2006) 463 cópias
Invisibility (2013) 447 cópias
Every You, Every Me (2011) 407 cópias
Are We There Yet? (2005) 384 cópias
Someday (2018) 327 cópias
21 Proms (2007) — Editor; Contribuinte — 305 cópias
Marly's Ghost (2005) 221 cópias
Up All Night (2008) 161 cópias
Take Me With You When You Go (2021) — Autor — 156 cópias
Six Earlier Days (2012) 152 cópias
Sam & Ilsa's Last Hurrah (2018) 134 cópias
Answers in the Pages (2022) 126 cópias
19 Love Songs (2020) 124 cópias
The Best Love Poems Ever (2003) 88 cópias
10 Things I Hate About You (1800) 86 cópias
In the Eye of the Tornado (1998) 73 cópias
Where We Are, What We See (2005) 40 cópias
In the Heart of the Quake (1998) 39 cópias
Ryan and Avery (2023) 38 cópias
The Perfect Score (2004) 26 cópias
Every Day: The Graphic Novel (2023) 13 cópias
Mind the Gap, Dash and Lily (2020) 8 cópias
Wide Awake Now (2024) 7 cópias
Star Wars Missions Kit 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd (2009) — Contribuinte — 1,148 cópias
Be More Chill (2004) — Posfácio, algumas edições962 cópias
My True Love Gave to Me (2014) — Contribuinte — 949 cópias
Empress of the World (2003) — Introdução, algumas edições809 cópias
This Book Is Gay (2014) — Introdução, algumas edições729 cópias
The Letter Q: Queer Writers' Notes to their Younger Selves (2012) — Contribuinte — 264 cópias
How Beautiful the Ordinary: Twelve Stories of Identity (2009) — Contribuinte — 217 cópias
Sixteen: Stories About That Sweet and Bitter Birthday (2004) — Contribuinte — 165 cópias
Hope Nation: YA Authors Share Personal Moments of Inspiration (2018) — Contribuinte — 148 cópias
Who Done It? (2013) — Contribuinte — 135 cópias


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Conhecimento Comum



This collection was beautiful and touching. I'm very finicky when it comes to love stories and so I was a little wary coming into this collection. Fortunately, Levithan provided a perfect combination of idealism and authenticity that satisfied both my inner realist and my inner hopeless romantic.
AngelReadsThings | outras 27 resenhas | Jun 7, 2024 |
This beautiful collection really lives up to its title. The editors' dedication to showcasing more than one narrative of the queer experience is undeniable throughout this collection as is their dedication to sharing emotive, authentically written works. While there were so many aspects of this anthology which I loved, I was most impressed with the the willingness to include pieces that dealt with religion and queerness in more than just negative ways. As an affirming Christian, it was beautiful to see a queer work actively speak against the forced dichotomy between queerness and Christianity.… (mais)
AngelReadsThings | outras 17 resenhas | Jun 5, 2024 |
This book was absolutely enchanting! I was lucky enough to book [a:David Levithan|11664|David Levithan|http://photo.goodreads.com/authors/1208616138p2/11664.jpg] and [a:Rachel Cohn|13139|Rachel Cohn|http://photo.goodreads.com/authors/1224298697p2/13139.jpg] for an event at the store, and they were so much fun! [b:Dash & Lily's Book of Dares|9305872|Dash & Lily's Book of Dares|Rachel Cohn|http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51czrHOeZOL._SL75_.jpg|10551409] is sweet, smart, and super fun for anyone looking for a great story with great writing and great characters. Can't say enough good things about it, and I will continue to handsell it like crazy! Fun!… (mais)
kdegour23 | outras 192 resenhas | May 29, 2024 |
"it's like, you know how sometimes you see a really sexy baby? wait, that sounds f***ed up."

This quote is almost all you need to know of this book. It's ridiculous. It's hilarious. It made me laugh out loud many, many times with how zany the characters are. It also contains tons of foul language. Like, an inordinate amount of swearing. This is the kind of book you get censored from a friend.
Will Grayson, Will Grayson alternates between two narrators named Will Grayson. The first Will (capitalized Will) has two rules: don't care too much, and shut up. He will adore a girl and flirt with her, but he will not kiss her or ask her out because, oh wait, he doesn't actually like her. That's against the rules. will #2, who doesn't use capitals, is clinically depressed and gay. He is perfectly okay with being gay, he just doesn't feel like letting anyone know. Anyone, that is, except for his online boyfriend Isaac. He's never heard Isaac's voice but has definitely been talking to him long enough to know that he is really a teenage boy.
The Wills run into each other by a crazy coincidence one night. Both of them become caught up with First Will's [quite a bit]larger-than-life and immensely gay best friend Tiny Cooper and his magnum opus- a musical about how gay he is. This book really spares no stereotypes, no truths, no gayness. Somehow there's enough openly gay guys in Tiny's high school for him to fall in love with a new one at least once a week. The whole idea of being a homosexual teen is treated humorously, sensitively, and mockingly all at once. The book sort of pokes fun at those who would be okay with being teased, and also respects the frustration of those who don't really feel like coming out of the closet yet. It ends with everyone loving each other as Just Friends, except for the one straight couple. First Will finally gets over his idiotic rules and they get together.


Message of the book: You can't usually pick your friends, you can't always pick your nose, but sometimes you have to pick your friend's nose. Also, triple-check the birthdate on your fake ID.

Loved how funny this book is, stars knocked down for the profuseness of obscene language. Up to you to make your own choice.
… (mais)
johanna.florez21 | outras 342 resenhas | May 27, 2024 |


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