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David Levithan

"A story doesn't have to always reflect reality; it can create reality as well."--David Levithan

David Levithan is a children’s book editor in New York City. He lives in Hoboken, NJ.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

David Levithan finds it downright baffling to write about himself, which is why he's considering it somewhat cruel and usual to have to write this brief bio.  The factual approach (born '72, Brown '94, book '03) seems a bit dry, while the emotional landscape (happy childhood, happy adolescence - give or take a few poems - and happy adulthood so far) sounds horribly well-adjusted.  The only addiction he's... Read More

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Another Day
Written by David Levithan
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | August 25, 2015
$17.99/20.99(Canada) | 978-0-385-75620-4 (0-385-75620-8)

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Two Boys Kissing
Written by David Levithan
Ember | Trade Paperback | May 12, 2015
$9.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-307-93191-7 (0-307-93191-9)

A 2014 Lambda Literary Award Winner
A 2014 Stonewall Honor Book
Named to the 2013 National Book Award Longlist
 
"You have to read this.”
- Rainbow Rowell, author of Eleanor & Park

In his follow-up to the New York Times bestselling Every Day, David Levithan, coauthor of bestsellers Will Grayson, Will Grayson... Read more






Every Day
Written by David Levithan
Ember | Trade Paperback | September 2013
$9.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-307-93189-4 (0-307-93189-7)

In his New York Times bestselling novel, David Levithan, co-author of bestsellers Will Grayson, Will Grayson and Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist, introduces readers to what Entertainment Weekly calls a "wise, wildly unique" love story about A, a teen who wakes up every morning in a different body, living a different life. This new paperback...

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Two Boys Kissing
Written by David Levithan
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | August 2013
$16.99/18.99(Canada) | 978-0-307-93190-0 (0-307-93190-0)

A 2014 Lambda Literary Award Winner
A 2014 Stonewall Honor Book
Named to the 2013 National Book Award Longlist
 
"You have to read this.”
- Rainbow Rowell, author of Eleanor & Park

In his follow-up to the New York Times bestselling Every Day, David Levithan, coauthor of bestsellers Will Grayson, Will Grayson... Read more






Every You, Every Me
Written by David Levithan, Photographed by Jonathan Farmer
Ember | Trade Paperback | September 2012
$8.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-85451-4 (0-375-85451-7)

In this high school-set psychological tale, a tormented teen named Evan starts to discover a series of unnerving photographs—some of which feature him. Someone is stalking him . . . messing with him . . . threatening him. Worse, ever since his best friend Ariel has been gone, he's been unable... Read more






Every Day
Written by David Levithan
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | August 2012
$17.99/19.99(Canada) | 978-0-307-93188-7 (0-307-93188-9)

In his New York Times bestselling novel, David Levithan introduces readers to what Entertainment Weekly calls a "wise, wildly unique" love story about A, a teen who wakes up every morning in a different body, living a different life.

Every day a different body. Every day a different life. Every day in...

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Dash & Lily's Book of Dares
Written by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
Ember | Trade Paperback | October 2011
$9.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-85955-7 (0-375-85955-1)

A whirlwind romance from the New York Times bestselling authors of Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist!
 
“I’ve left some clues for you.
If you want them, turn the page.
If you don’t, put the book back on the shelf, please.”
 
16-year-old Lily has left a red notebook full of challenges on her favorite... Read more






Dash & Lily's Book of Dares
Written by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | October 2010
$16.99/19.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-86659-3 (0-375-86659-0)

A whirlwind romance from the New York Times bestselling authors of Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist!
 
“I’ve left some clues for you.
If you want them, turn the page.
If you don’t, put the book back on the shelf, please.”
 
16-year-old Lily has left a red notebook full of challenges on her favorite... Read more






Love Is the Higher Law
Written by David Levithan
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Trade Paperback | August 2010
$8.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-83469-1 (0-375-83469-9)

First there is a Before, and then there is an After. . . .

The lives of three teens—Claire, Jasper, and Peter—are altered forever on September 11, 2001. Claire, a high school junior, has to get to her younger brother in his classroom. Jasper, a college sophomore from Brooklyn, wakes to his... Read more






How They Met and Other Stories
Written by David Levithan
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Trade Paperback | December 2009
$9.99/12.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-84323-5 (0-375-84323-X)

Just in time for Valentine’s Day comes a confection from David Levithan that is sure to have fans of Boy Meets Boy eager to devour it. Here are 18 stories, all about love, all kinds of love. From the aching for the one you pine for, to standing up and speaking... Read more






Love Is the Higher Law
Written by David Levithan
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | August 2009
$15.99/19.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-83468-4 (0-375-83468-0)

First there is a Before, and then there is an After. . . .

The lives of three teens—Claire, Jasper, and Peter—are altered forever on September 11, 2001. Claire, a high school junior, has to get to her younger brother in his classroom. Jasper, a college sophomore from Brooklyn, wakes to his... Read more






Wide Awake
Written by David Levithan
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Trade Paperback | September 2008
$8.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-83467-7 (0-375-83467-2)

In the not-too-impossible-to-imagine future, a gay Jewish man has been elected president of the United States. Until the governor of one state decides that some election results in his state are invalid, awarding crucial votes to the other candidate, and his fellow party member. Thus is the inspiration for couple Jimmy... Read more






Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List
Written by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
Ember | Trade Paperback | August 2008
$9.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-84441-6 (0-375-84441-4)

The quintessential Girl-Likes-Boy-Who-Likes-Boys, from the New York Times bestselling authors of NICK & NORAH’S INFINITE PLAYLIST!

Naomi and Ely are best friends. Naomi loves and is in love with Ely, and Ely loves Naomi, but prefers to be in love with boys. So they create their "No Kiss List" of people... Read more






Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Written by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
Ember | Trade Paperback | August 2008
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-84614-4 (0-375-84614-X)

The New York Times bestselling he-said/she-said rock n’ roll romance that inspired the motion picture starring Michael Cera (Juno, Arrested Development) and Kat Dennings (Thor, TV’s 2 Broke Girls)!

"I know this is going to sound strange, but would you mind being my girlfriend for the next five minutes?"

Nick... Read more






Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist
Written by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
Ember | Trade Paperback | August 2007
$9.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-83533-9 (0-375-83533-4)

The New York Times bestselling he-said/she-said rock n’ roll romance that inspired the motion picture starring Michael Cera (Juno, Arrested Development) and Kat Dennings (Thor, TV’s 2 Broke Girls)!

"I know this is going to sound strange, but would you mind being my girlfriend for the next five minutes?"

Nick... Read more






Are We There Yet?
Written by David Levithan
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Trade Paperback | March 2007
$8.99/11.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-83956-6 (0-375-83956-9)

Sixteen-year-old Elijah is completely mellow and his 23-year-old brother Danny is completely not, so it's no wonder they can barely tolerate one another. So what better way to repair their broken relationship than to trick them into taking a trip to Italy together? Soon, though, their parents' perfect solution has become... Read more






The Full Spectrum
Written by David Levithan and Billy Merrell
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Trade Paperback | May 2006
$9.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-83290-1 (0-375-83290-4)

Teens are more aware of sexuality and identity than ever, and they’re looking for answers and insights, as well as a community of others. In order to help create that community, YA authors David Levithan and Billy Merrell have collected original poems, essays, and stories by young adults in their teens... Read more






The Realm of Possibility
Written by David Levithan
Ember | Trade Paperback | May 2006
$8.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-83657-2 (0-375-83657-8)

Here’s what I know about the realm of possibility—
it is always expanding, it is never what you think
it is. Everything around us was once deemed
impossible. From the airplane overhead to
the phones in our pockets to the choir girl
putting her arm around the metalhead.
As hard as it...
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Boy Meets Boy
Written by David Levithan
Ember | Trade Paperback | May 2005
$8.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-83299-4 (0-375-83299-8)

This is the story of Paul, a sophomore at a high school like no other: The cheerleaders ride Harleys, the homecoming queen used to be a guy named Daryl (she now prefers Infinite Darlene and is also the star quarterback), and the gay-straight alliance was formed to help the straight kids...

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