Will Grayson, Will Grayson (Hardcover)

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“Will Grayson, meet Will Grayson! Two very different dudes living in separate suburbs of Chicago, who have the same name and the same problems when it comes to matters of the heart. Fortunately, big, loud and flamboyantly gay Tiny Cooper is there to save the day. A funny and moving coming-of-age novel focusing on friendship, trial and error, love, longing, but most important of all, being true to yourself.”
— Jet Hopster, The Book Works, Del Mar, CA

Description


Two award-winning and New York Times–bestselling author join forces for a collaborative novel of awesome proportions.

One cold night, in a most unlikely corner of Chicago, two teens—both named Will Grayson—are about to cross paths. As their worlds collide and intertwine, the Will Graysons find their lives going in new and unexpected directions, building toward romantic turns-of-heart and the epic production of history’s most fabulous high school musical.

Hilarious, poignant, and deeply insightful, John Green and David Levithan’s collaborative novel is brimming with a double helping of the heart and humor that have won them both legions of faithful fans.

New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice
An ALA Stonewall Honor Book
 
 “Will Grayson, Will Grayson is a complete romp. [It is] so funny, rude and original that by the time flowers hit the stage, even the musical-averse will cheer.” —The New York Times Book Review 
 
★“Will have readers simultaneously laughing, crying and singing at the top of their lungs.”—Kirkus Reviewsstarred review 
 
“It is such a good book. [Green and Levithan] are two of the best writers writing today.” —NPR’sThe Roundtable

 

About the Author


John Green is the award-winning, #1 bestselling author of Looking for AlaskaAn Abundance of KatherinesPaper TownsWill Grayson, Will Grayson (with David Levithan), and The Fault in Our Stars. His many accolades include the Printz Medal, a Printz Honor, and the Edgar Award. He has twice been a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize. John was selected by TIME magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. With his brother, Hank, John is one half of the Vlogbrothers (youtube.com/vlogbrothers), one of the most popular online video projects in the world. You can join the millions who follow John on Twitter (@johngreen) and tumblr (fishingboatproceeds.tumblr.com) or visit him online at johngreenbooks.com. John lives with his family in Indianapolis, Indiana.
 
David Levithan is the Margaret A. Edwards Award–winning and New York Times bestselling author of many novels including, Every Day and its sequel,Another Day; Will Grayson, Will Grayson (with John Green); and Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (with Rachel Cohn). His novel Two Boys Kissing won a Lambda Literary Award. He lives in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Praise For…


A New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice
An ALA Stonewall Honor Book
 
 “Will Grayson, Will Grayson is a complete romp. [It is] so funny, rude and original that by the time flowers hit the stage, even the musical-averse will cheer.” —The New York Times Book Review
 
ê“Will have readers simultaneously laughing, crying and singing at the top of their lungs.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
 
“It is such a good book. [Green and Levithan] are two of the best writers writing today.” —NPR’s The Roundtable
 
“A brilliant novel.” —The Seattle Times
 
“A winning combination infused with wit, sarcasm, and plenty of musical references.” —Chicago Tribune
 
“A moving novel when it comes to the matters of the heart.” —The San Diego Union-Tribune
 
“One of the best books of the year.” —Bookpage
 
“A hilarious collaboration between superstar authors.” —The Daily Beast
 
ê“A terrific high-energy tale of teen love, lust, intrigue, anger, pain, and friendship threaded with generous measures of comedy and savvy counsel.” —Booklist, starred review
 
Entertaining . . . produces all the euphoria of an actual musical; readers will be on their feet.” —The Horn Book
 
Irresistibly funny, insistently wise, and filled with the honest power of friendship.” —The Wichita Eagle
 
“This may well be the best novel that either John Green or David Levithan has ever written. Inventive and insightful.” —Shelf Awareness
 
“This novel as serious buzz.´—EntertainmentWeekly.com
 
ê“Powerful, thought-provoking, funny, moving, and unique.” —SLJ, starred review
 
“Original idea, well-written, humorous, touching . . . a great read.” —Outsmart
Product Details
ISBN: 9780525421580
ISBN-10: 0525421580
Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: April 6th, 2010
Pages: 320
Language: English