How They Met, and Other Stories

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How They Met, and Other Stories

by David Levithan

Random House Children's Books | January 8, 2008 | Hardcover

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Just in time for Valentine's Day comes a confection from David Levithan that is sure to appeal to fans of Boy Meets Boy. Here are 18 stories, all about love, and about all kinds of love. From the aching for the one you pine for, to standing up and speaking up for the one you love, to pure joy and happiness, these love stories run the gamut of that emotion that at some point has turned every one of us inside out and upside down. What is love? With this original story collection David Levithan proves that love is a many splendored thing, a varied, complicated, addictive, wonderful thing.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 256 pages, 3.34 × 2.46 × 0.35 in

Published: January 8, 2008

Publisher: Random House Children's Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 037584886X

ISBN - 13: 9780375848865

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17

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How They Met, and Other Stories

by David Levithan

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 256 pages, 3.34 × 2.46 × 0.35 in

Published: January 8, 2008

Publisher: Random House Children's Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 037584886X

ISBN - 13: 9780375848865

About the Book

Just in time for Valentine' s Day comes a confection from David Levithan that is sure to appeal to fans of Boy Meets Boy. Here are 18 stories, all about love, and about all kinds of love. From the aching for the one you pine for, to standing up and speaking up for the one you love, to pure joy and happiness, these love stories run the gamut of that emotion that at some point has turned every one of us inside out and upside down. What is love? With this original story collection David Levithan proves that love is a many splendored thing, a varied, complicated, addictive, wonderful thing.

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STARBUCKS BOY It was my aunt who pimped me out. We had this arrangement: I would get to live with her for a few weeks over the summer and take a pre-college course at Columbia before my senior year. In return, I wouldn''t have to do a thing besides stay out of the way. It sounded like a good plan to me, except that when I got to Columbia on the first day of summer classes, I found that my course had been dropped. Apparently, there''d been a notice that nobody in my family had bothered to notice. I thought Aunt Celia would be mad. Or at least concerned. But instead she said, "Well, this could actually solve Elise''s problem." Elise was a friend of Aunt Celia''s who lived in the same apartment building. She had a six-year-old daughter. "I''m sure you''re wonderful with children," Aunt Celia told me. This was an especially strange statement coming from Aunt Celia, who (as far as I could tell) considered the continued existence of children to be something akin to a plague. We have a picture we love to look at in my immediate family, taken right after my brother, Jonathan, was born. It''s Aunt Celia''s turn to hold him, and from the look on her face and the positioning of her body, you''d think that someone had asked her to cradle a ten-pound turd. Nothing personal against Jonathan--I''m sure she was the same with me. As Jonathan and I grew up, Aunt Celia always gave us presents to "save for later." For my seventh birthday I received a pair of Tiffany
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Just in time for Valentine's Day comes a confection from David Levithan that is sure to appeal to fans of Boy Meets Boy. Here are 18 stories, all about love, and about all kinds of love. From the aching for the one you pine for, to standing up and speaking up for the one you love, to pure joy and happiness, these love stories run the gamut of that emotion that at some point has turned every one of us inside out and upside down. What is love? With this original story collection David Levithan proves that love is a many splendored thing, a varied, complicated, addictive, wonderful thing.

About the Author

David Levithan is a children's book editor in New York City. His books for Knopf include the critically acclaimed Boy Meets Boy, The Realm of Possibility, Are We There Yet?, Wide Awake, The Full Spectrum (co-editor), and Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist, and Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List, both written with Rachel Cohn. He lives in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17

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