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Hold Me Closer : The Tiny Cooper Story

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"TIME"Magazine s Top Ten Children s Books of 2015" " "Tiny Cooper stole our hearts." "Entertainment Weekly " "Especially for those of us who ordinarily feel ignored, a spotlight is a circle of magic, with the strength to draw us from the darkness of our everyday lives. " Watch out, ex-boyfriends, and get out of the way, homophobic coaches. Tiny Cooper has something to say and he s going to say it in song. Filled with honesty, humor, and big, lively, belty musical numbers, "Hold Me Closer "is the no-holds-barred (and many-bars-held) entirety of the beloved musical first introduced in "Will Grayson, Will Grayson," the award-winning bestseller by John Green and David Levithan. Tiny Cooper is finally taking center stage . . . and the world will never be the same again. Tinywill have readers falling out of their chairs laughing. . . . It's big. It's gay. It's outrageous and hilarious. "Kirkus Reviews" "Levithan has turned in another star turn with a book that iswitty, wise, and well worthy of an encore." "Booklist," starredreview "Tiny s passion for composing a big, beautiful life and a big, beautiful show overflows in thisthoroughly magicalbook. "BCCB," starred review "Tiny Cooper . . . gets his own star turn." "Publishers Weekly," starred review"show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 200 pages
  • 142.24 x 205.74 x 22.86mm | 340.19g
  • Dutton Books for Young Readers
  • United States
  • English
  • 0525428844
  • 9780525428848
  • 297,711

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"TIME"Magazine s Top Ten Children s Books of 2015 Tiny will have readers falling out of their chairs laughing. . . . It's big. It's gay. It's outrageous and hilarious. "Kirkus Reviews" "Levithan has turned in another star turn with a book that is witty, wise, and well worthy of an encore." "Booklist," starred review "Tiny s passion for composing a big, beautiful life and a big, beautiful show overflows in this thoroughly magical book. "BCCB," starred review "Tiny Cooper . . . gets his own star turn." "Publishers Weekly," starred review "["Hold Me Closer"] is able to stand on its own as a story of coming out, looking (and looking and looking) for love, and valuing and trusting one s friends." "Horn Book" Praise for "Will Grayson, Will Grayson" "New York Times" Bestseller "New York Times Book Review"Editor's Choice ALA Stonewall Honor Book Children s Choice Book Award Winner Teen Choice Book of the Year Indie s Choice Young Adult Honor Book ALA Rainbow Project Reading List "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" [It] will have readers simultaneously laughing, crying and singing at the top of their lungs. "Kirkus Reviews," starred review A terrific high-energy tale. "Booklist," 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. "Seattle Times" A winning combination infused with wit, sarcasm, and plenty of musical references. "Chicago Tribune" This novel has serious buzz. EntertainmentWeekly.com One of the best books of the year. "Bookpage""show more

About David Levithan

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. "show more

Review Text

"Tiny will have readers falling out of their chairs laughing . . . . It's big. It's gay. It's outrageous and hilarious." - Kirkus Reviews "Levithan has turned in another star turn with a book that is witty, wise, and well worthy of an encore ." - Booklist , starred review"Tiny's passion for composing a big, beautiful life and a big, beautiful show overflows in this thoroughly magical book." - BCCB , starred review"Tiny Cooper . . . gets his own star turn." - Publishers Weekly , starred review"[ Hold Me Closer ] is able to stand on its own as a story of coming out, looking (and looking and looking) for love, and valuing and trusting one's friends." - Horn BookPraise for Will Grayson, Will Grayson : New York Times Bestseller New York Times Book Review Editor's ChoiceALA Stonewall Honor BookChildren's Choice Book Award Winner - Teen Choice Book of the YearIndie's Choice Young Adult Honor Book ALA Rainbow Project Reading List" 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"[It] will have readers simultaneously laughing , crying and singing at the top of their lungs." - Kirkus Reviews , starred review"A terrific high-energy tale." - Booklist , 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." - Seattle Times" A winning combination infused with wit, sarcasm, and plenty of musical references." - Chicago Tribune"This novel has serious buzz ." -EntertainmentWeekly.com"One of the best books of the year." - Bookpageshow more

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4,205 ratings
3.63 out of 5 stars
5 20% (835)
4 37% (1,569)
3 31% (1,324)
2 9% (398)
1 2% (79)
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