Plus references to "Breakfast Club"? It was a sweet little read and it made me smile. The story line takes second place to the elements of the setting. I love the character of Tony.
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In fact, Boy Meets Boy sits on the shoulders of these kinds of representations of teenage life.
Boy Meets Boy
Noah hears the rumor about Paul and Tony, and in the process of denying that anything happened between the two of them, he inadvertently confesses the fact that he levitthan Kyle that day. Apr 04, Whitney Atkinson rated it it was ok Shelves: When not writing during spare hours on weekends, David Levithan is editorial director at Scholastic and the founding editor of the PUSH imprint, which is devoted to finding new voices and new authors in teen literature.
Want to Read saving…. Okay, I wrote that short review back in June and re-reading it I see that it fails to do justice to the book. Teen issues bky teen issues Most of these eccentricities work well, although a few seem forced and some seem dated, e. Discover what to read next. I love his parents who accepted it from day one--possibly when his kindergarten teacher made a notation that Paul was probably gay.
I LOVED the fact that Noah brought him flowers on their first date, and I loved that we got to see them hang out with his quirky family.
Narrator Paul is a sophomore who has known he's gay since kindergarten. Paul is involved with school drama and there is reference to a production of Mame. Apr 19, Vinaya rated it really liked it Recommended to Meefs by: The story's central figure is Paul.
They worry about him, understand him, yet support him with little fanfare and alot of pride. Teachers were gate keepers who kept out anyone not fitting into southern social daivd. Open Preview See a Problem? He seemed to be ashamed of his gayness but now needs some kind of reassurance and comfort from Paul.
I don't blame him for writing some of the things he did - we all write stupid extra paragraphs with no relation to the plot that happen to amuse us. Boy Meets Boy is the story of when Paul meets Noah. This is a story about friends who deal with struggles of love, trust, relationships and simple suburban life that is for once gasp not denigrated, but celebrated. At its center, though, is a state-of-the-art computer.
Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan
The way the characters' school and community are depicted comes off feeling incredibly contrived; maybe the author meant to write the book as a utopia or a "look how things could be". David Levithan nailed levitgan I'd been looking for for some time; a type of book that should be written many times over for alot of different kids.
At the beginning I couldn't see the town in the book being real. How can i read it? Sounds complicated, but that's just what this stoy was for me - complicated.
Paul challenges her, implying that she's letting Chuck control her, and leaves. When it starts, I have to admit I found it all a little strange. Stay in Touch Sign up.
At first I thought I had misheard and rewound. This is the story of Paul, a sophomore at a high school like no other: This book gave me life. I think this levitahn one of the most beautiful and smartest young adult book dealing with gay-themed that I have read. Of course he has his problems and his drama but none of it really involves his sexuality - he's elvithan that comfortable with it.