Boy Meets Boy por David Levithan

Boy Meets Boy por David Levithan

Titulo del libro: Boy Meets Boy

Autor: David Levithan

ISBN: 6073149662

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Una comedia romantica de lo mas alegre y significativa acerca de encontrar el amor, perderlo y hacer lo que se necesite para recuperarlo en un mundo alocadamente maravilloso.

"Yo fui el primer presidente abiertamente gay de mi salon de tercer ano. He visto a dos hombres caminar de la mano por la calle en la ciudad y escuche de parejas de mujeres que se han casado no muy lejos de aqui. Encontre a un chico a quien tal vez ame, y no he huido. Creo que puedo ser quien yo quiera ser. Todas estas cosas me dan fortaleza."
Para esta novela llovieron los elogios como una historia revolucionaria cuando fue publicada por primera vez. Obtuvo el Premio Lambda de Literatura, entre muchos otros galardones, y ha seguido reimprimiendose continuamente desde entonces. Esta edicion incluye respuestas del autor a preguntas de sus fans y un cuento en el que la reina del baile tambien es el mariscal de campo estrella del equipo de futbol!
" La profecia de Levithan de un mundo libre de odio, en el que todos amen sin temor, hace de esta historia una provocativa e importante lectura para todos los jovenes, gays o heteros." School Library Journal


"Dentro de un genero lleno de oscuridad, tormento y ansiedad, esta es una resplandeciente novela, positiva y esperanzadora." The Bulletin


ENGLISH DESCRIPTION


This is the story of Paul, a sophomore at a high school like no other: The cheerleaders ride Harleys, the homecoming queen used to be a guy named Daryl (she now prefers Infinite Darlene and is also the star quarterback), and the gay-straight alliance was formed to help the straight kids learn how to dance.
When Paul meets Noah, he thinks he's found the one his heart is made for. Until he blows it. The school bookie says the odds are 12-to-1 against him getting Noah back, but Paul's not giving up without playing his love really loud. His best friend Joni might be drifting away, his other best friend Tony might be dealing with ultra-religious parents, and his ex-boyfriend Kyle might not be going away anytime soon, but sometimes everything needs to fall apart before it can really fit together right.
This is a happy-meaningful romantic comedy about finding love, losing love, and doing what it takes to get love back in a crazy-wonderful world.

Review

“This wacky, charming, original story is never outrageous, and its characters are fresh, real, and deeply engaging. In its blithe acceptance and celebration of human differences, this is arguably the most important gay novel since Nancy Garden's Annie on My Mind; it seems to represent a revolution in the publishing of gay-themed books for adolescents.” Booklist, starred review

“A provocative and important read for all young adults, gay and straight.” School Library Journal, starred review

“In a genre filled with darkness, torment, and anxiety, this is a shiningly affirmative and hopeful book; it’s fitting that the final sentence is “And I think to myself, What a wonderful world.” It may not quite be reality as any of its readers experience it, but, then, that’s what fiction’s for.” The Bulletin, starred review

"With wry humor, wickedly quirky and yet real characters, and real situations, this is a must." Kirkus Reviews

From the Inside Flap
This is the story of Paul, a sophomore at a high school like no other: The cheerleaders ride Harleys, the homecoming queen used to be a guy named Daryl (she now prefers Infinite Darlene and is also the star quarterback), and the gay-straight alliance was formed to help the straight kids learn how to dance.
When Paul meets Noah, he thinks he's found the one his heart is made for. Until he blows it. The school bookie says the odds are 12-to-1 against him getting Noah back, but Paul's not giving up without playing his love really loud. His best friend Joni might be drifting away, his other best friend Tony might be dealing with ultra-religious parents, and his ex-boyfriend Kyle might not be going away anytime soon, but sometimes everything needs to fall apart before it can really fit together right.
This is a happy-meaningful romantic comedy about finding love, losing love, and doing what it takes to get love back in a crazy-wonderful world.

"From the Hardcover edition.


David Levithan was not born in France, Milwaukee or Olympia, Washington. He did not go to Eton, Harvard Law School or Oxford University. He is not the author of War and Peace, Hollywood Wives: The New Generation or The Baby-sitters Club #8: Boy-crazy Stacey. He has not won the Newbery Medal, the Pulitzer Prize, the Bausch & Lomb Science Award or the race for eleventh-grade vice president. He currently does not live in Manhattan.