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Two Boys Kissing

Two Boys KissingIt's easy to forget that a book with this title, Two Boys Kissing, and cover would once have been unthinkable. An older generation of gay...Two Boys KissingYoung AdultIt's easy to forget that a book with this title, Two Boys Kissing, and cover would once have been unthinkable. An older generation of gay...2013-08-23Knopf
MODERN LOVE Author David Levithan's poignant novel follows the stories of gay teens joined through an unconventional protest

MODERN LOVE Author David Levithan's poignant novel follows the stories of gay teens joined through an unconventional protest

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Two Boys Kissing

Genre: Young Adult; Author: David Levithan; Publisher: Knopf

It’s easy to forget that a book with this title, Two Boys Kissing, and cover would once have been unthinkable. An older generation of gay men — devastated by AIDS and widespread homophobia — haven’t forgotten those days. They’re the ”we” narrating this novel about present-day gay teens who are brought together by two boys’ noble goal: to protest a recent gay bashing by breaking the world record for the longest continuous kiss. The boys’ forebears marvel at and sympathize with the younger generation, poignantly reminding them what a miracle the freedom to love is. A-

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