Author: David Levithan
Title: Boy Meets Boy
Genre: Young Adult, GLBTQ
Publication Date: 2003
Number of Pages: 192
Geographical Setting: small town in United States
Time Period: Contemporary
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Plot Summary: Paul, a gay sophomore in High-School, has several friends including a drag queen football quarter back. When a new boy Noah moves to his small town, Paul is immediately attracted and the two being a relationship. In a world where being gay is difficult, Livithan creates a place where being gay is normal. Although there is the typical romance of discovering your first love, fighting with your best friend and learning to be accepted among your peers, this whimsical novel shares the ups and downs of a protagonist everyone will be rooting for.
Subject Headings: Magical Realism, Male Friendship, High-School, Gay Teenagers, Teenage Boys
Appeal: Funny, Engaging, Character Driven, Gay Relationships, Cheerful, Charming, Wacky, Artistic, Love, Relationships, Whimsical, Small Town, Contemporary
3 appeal terms that best describe this book: Homosexuality, Relationships and Humorous
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