Boy Meets Boy

Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan (0-375-82400-6)
When I went to library school, we had someone come to our YA lit class and talk about gay literature for teens. In all of the books at that time, the gay teen in the books died at the end or in some way disappeared until Annie on My Mind came out.
Now we have this book which once again revolutionizes gay literature for young adults. Imagine a community where gay kids are just as normal as straight, where P-FLAG is as large a program as the PTO, where love is still confusing and hard, where two boys can kiss on the front steps of a school with no stares or whispers, where everyone is accepted. If you can’t imagine that, then you have to read this book. It is a realization of what the world could be like if homosexuals were treated the same way as heterosexuals.
Amazing book with nothing more graphic than kissing. This is one that should be shared and discussed.

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