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Two Boys Kissing

Title

Two Boys Kissing

Authors

David Levithan

Publisher

Alfred A. Knopf

Pages

224 pages

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9780307931917

Genre

realism

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Homosexuality; gay; gay teens

Annotation

A chorus of men who died of AIDS observes and yearns to help a cross-section of today's gay teens who navigate new love, long-term relationships, coming out, self-acceptance, and more in a society that has changed in many ways.

Grade Level

9-12

Family Formation

mulitple

Main Character

boys

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

male/male

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Best Audiobooks, 2013 Best Children's Books of the Year, 2014 Best Young Adult Book, 2013 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2014 Nutmeg Book Award, 2016; Nominee Gold Inky, 2014, Long List Goodreads Choice Award, 2013, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction Lambda Literary Award, 2014, Winner, LGBT Children's/Young Adult NAIBA Book of the Year Award, 2014, Winner, Children's Literature and Young Adult Silver Inky, 2014, Long List Stonewall Book Award, 2014, Honor, Children's (Young Adult Literature)

Keywords

love; gays; social change; teenage relationships

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Two Boys Kissing

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