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Will Grayson, Will Grayson

By Debra Bogart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Edgy, clever gay-themed tale about teens with same name.

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age 15+

Based on 10 parent reviews

age 13+


this book is great for teens, has great characters and an amazing plot. this book can make you feel anything from joy to sadness to anger, it definitely takes #1 place on my list of favorite books. go here and sign the petition to make it a movie:
age 15+


This book was the first one to ever give me satisfaction, because I have read a lot of books with plot twists and cliff hangers and its kind of annoying. I have never founded a book that could satisfy me that is why I gave up reading, after however I was tempted to read this book, I never regretted it. FUNNY, SIMPLE, and DECENT makes me feel satisfied with my life after reading this book, still sourcing for more books like these and hoping I could find more books that could extend my satisfaction (I may like typically contemporary styled stories with the plot twists and cliff hangers and all, but because its beginning to be too cliché in the modern world, its beginning to eat my brain so yep it is also one of the reasons why I admire the creation of this book so much) :-)

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (10 ):
Kids say (30 ):

This book offers lots of humor, lots of music, and fantastic over-the-top moments that we all can only wish would happen in real life. Some of the story is related in IMs and texts, which adds realism and energy. This is the first gay-themed book to wind up on The New York Times children's best seller list, and it's easy to see why.

Readers will certainly get caught up in the book's fun premise -- and even find themselves moved by this clever collaboration about coming-of-age in a gay-friendly big city. Tiny Cooper is a great character; his heart of gold -- and his amazing performance -- are truly unforgettable. Plus, who doesn't love a happy ending? Even if it's not exactly believable...

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