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Two Boys Kissing

Title

Two Boys Kissing

Authors

David Levithan

Publisher

Alfred A. Knopf

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9780307931917

Pages

224 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

boys

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mulitple

LGBTQ+

male/male

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

Diversity Impact

direct

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