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Will Grayson, Will Grayson

Title

Will Grayson, Will Grayson

Publisher

Dutton Juvenile

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9780142418475

Pages

352 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When two teens, one gay and one straight, meet accidentally and discover that they share the same name, their lives become intertwined as one begins dating the other's best friend, who produces a play revealing his relationship with them both.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender & Sexuality); Single parent; Homosexuality; single mother; homosexual; gay teenager

Main Character

boys

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father / single mother

LGBTQ+

male/male

Awards

Audie Award, 2011, Finalist, Teen
Children's and Teen Choice Book Award, 2011, Winner, Teen
Children's and Young Adult Literature Award, 2011, Honor Book, Children's (Young Adult Literature)
Gold Inky, 2010, Short List
Goodreads Choice Award, 2010, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction
Indies Choice Book Award, 2011, Honor Book, Young Adult
Indigo Teen Read Award, 2010, Nominee, Best Lip Lock
Odyssey Award, 2011, Honor Book
School Library Journal's Battle of the Kids' Books, 2011, Nominee

Keywords

Chicago; depression; overweight person; same name; interpersonal relations; musical theater; high school musical; dating; catfished

Diversity Impact

direct

Will Grayson, Will Grayson

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