Boy Meets Boy

Levithan, David (Book - 2003)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Boy Meets Boy
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In "this" school, the gay kids and the straight kids all get along just fine, the quarterback is a cross-dresser, and the cheerleaders ride Harleys-- yet the road to true love is still a strange and winding path, as Paul discovers when he meets the boy of his dreams.
Authors: Levithan, David
Title: Boy meets boy
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2003
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 185 p. ; 22 cm
ISBN: 0375924000
Branch Call Number: LEVITHAN D
PS3562.E922175 B69 2003
Statement of Responsibility: David Levithan
Subject Headings: Male friendship Fiction Gay teenagers Fiction Teenage boys Fiction
Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Topical Term: Male friendship
Gay teenagers
Teenage boys
LCCN: 2002073154
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Nov 09, 2014
  • Emma_Sophia rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

When Paul meets Noah, they are drawn to each other. The two quickly get together, and the book covers the ups and downs of their relationship. The story also includes a range of colorful characters: Infinite Darlene, a fabulous transgendered girl, to Tony, who’s religious parents have never really accepted him.
Read this if you like: GLBTQ+, cute, sweet, funny.

Jul 09, 2014
  • CenturysEnigma rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I can't believe David Levithan was brave enough to choose a controversial subject such as GLBTG as a major theme in his very first novel. However, I loved how he managed to weave the theme in a funny, witty, and suspenseful story.

Beautiful, sad raw and tender

Dec 08, 2013
  • drewscow rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This book. ANEKA:LTJAEK.
In my journey of LGBT themed novels, the road started with this very book. Boy Meets Boy has a very flat start, with the main character seeming very superficial and too perfect. This turns out to be exactly what Levithan wanted, as he uses this to show the flaws within society concerning LGBT issues and creates major character development while he is at it. I feel any gay male will especially have a easy time relating to one of the colorful cast members and it really enhances the experience of reading Boy Meets Boy.

Humorous book, everyone should take a look at.

Jul 03, 2013
  • riversprite rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

It's a quick, relatable read about the ups and downs of a teenage relationship.
Not unpredictable, but quite funny!

Apr 03, 2013
  • sometimesy rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I lo-lo-loooove this book. Forreals, yo! It inspired me so many years ago when I first read it and I've read it a few other times after that. :)

this book is a really good read even if you are strait

Jan 06, 2013
  • Vampirefan300 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I LOVE THIS BOOK!!!! <3 recommend for all glbtq ppl out there, including me!

Dec 17, 2012
  • DonToennies rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This was a fantastic book. It is good for gay teens such as myself.I don't htink younger children would understand it. This book made me wanna help try and make the world abetter place for glbtq people. So if you are gay and you ever want to read a good book I suggest this book .

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Jul 02, 2013
  • riversprite rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

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Dec 17, 2012
  • DonToennies rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Jul 31, 2014
  • epstowe rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

"Now, 'it's a free country' has to be the lamest reason ever invented. It's something people say when they have no other good excuse for what they've done."

" I am not alarmed when Infinite Darlene tells me things are such a mess. For Infinite Darlene, things are always such a mess; if they weren't, she wouldn't have nearly enough to talk about."


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