Darius The Great Deserves Better

August 25, 2020|
Darius The Great Deserves Better by Adib Khorram
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In this companion to the award-winning Darius the Great Is Not Okay, Darius suddenly has it all: a boyfriend, an internship, a spot on the soccer team. It''s everything he''s ever wanted--but what if he deserves better?

Darius Kellner is having a bit of a year. Since his trip to Iran, a lot has changed. He''s getting along with his dad, and his best friend Sohrab is only a Skype call away. Between his first boyfriend, Landon, varsity soccer practices, and an internship at his favorite tea shop, things are falling into place.

Then, of course, everything changes. Darius''s grandmothers are in town for a long visit, and Darius can''t tell whether they even like him. The internship is not going according to plan, Sohrab isn''t answering Darius''s calls, and Dad is far away on business. And Darius is sure he really likes Landon . . . but he''s also been hanging out with Chip Cusumano, former bully and current soccer teammate--and well, maybe he''s not so sure about anything after all.

Darius was just starting to feel okay, like he finally knew what it meant to be Darius Kellner. But maybe okay isn''t good enough. Maybe Darius deserves better.
Adib Khorram lives in Kansas City, Missouri. When he isn''t writing, you can probably find him trying to get his hundred-yard freestyle under a minute, learning to do a Lutz jump, or steeping a cup of oolong. His debut novel, Darius the Great Is Not Okay, earned several awards, including the William C. Morris Debut Award, the Asian/Pac...
Title:Darius The Great Deserves BetterFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:352 pages, 8.56 X 5.75 X 1.15 inShipping dimensions:352 pages, 8.56 X 5.75 X 1.15 inPublished:August 25, 2020Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:059310823X

ISBN - 13:9780593108239

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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