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How they met and other stories

By: Levithan, David

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1405271353 / 9781405271356
Paperback
02/01/2014
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United Kingdom
20 cm 306 pages
Children's (6-12)  Learn More
Quiz No: 226765, Points 9.00, Book Level 5.10,
Upper Years - Key Stage 3 Learn More
Reprint. Originally published: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.

A collection of stories about love from the New York Times bestselling author of Every Day and Two Boys Kissing. They met on a plane / at Starbucks / in class.

It was a set-up / it was completely random / they were dancing.

It was love at first sight / it took time / it was a disaster! Love is a complicated, addictive, volatile, scary, wonderful thing.

Many of the stories in this collection started out as gifts for the author's friends.

From the happy-ever-after to the unrequited, they explore the many aspects of the emotion that has at some time turned us all inside out and upside down. David Levithan is no stranger to exploring love in all its complexity and variety as showcased in Boy Meets Boy, Every Day, Another Day, and Two Boys Kissing. 'Every Day is a wonder: a wholly original premise racing along with a generous heart towards a perfect ending.

The best YA makes a place for its readers, and there are few writers as warmly generous as David Levithan.' Patrick Ness, award-winning author of the Chaos Walking trilogy and A Monster Calls David is the New York Times best-selling author of Boy Meets Boy and Marly's Ghost.

While among his many collaborations are Will Grayson, Will Grayson with Fault in Our Stars author John Green, and Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist with Rachel Cohn, which became a major film.

Tiny Cooper from Will Grayson, Will Grayson, now has his own novel: Hold Me Closer: The Tiny Cooper Story.

David is also a highly respected children's book editor, whose list includes many luminaries of children's literature, including Garth Nix, Libba Bray and Suzanne Collins.

He lives and works in New York.

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YFM Romance & relationships stories (Children's / Teenage), YFU Short stories (Children's / Teenage)

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