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Wide Awake - David Levithan
Wide Awake
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3.44 80
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780375834660 (0375834664)
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 221
Edition language: English
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Because Books!
Because Books! rated it
1.0 Wide Awake
So I really did care for the idea. I liked that at the end of day, this story is about standing up for what you believe in and fighting for love.I didn't read this book because of the LGBT themes, I read it because I previously enjoyed David Levithan's writing. I'm not particularly religious either....
The Aussie Zombie
The Aussie Zombie rated it
Reading the synopsis of Wide Awake, I found it difficult to see how David Levithan could pack religion, politics and sexuality into a book that's just over 200 pages long and make it meaningful. It's a minefield of hot topics that could have been awkward, preachy or uncomfortably controversial.But ...
pedestrienne rated it
3.0 Wide Awake
Way more info-dumpy than I had anticipated. Who is Duncan addressing? Why does he have to explain the world to them if he lives in it? It's not subtle but it is interesting. I read it for an upcoming book discussion and have no doubt it will be a meaty discussion. My favorite part of worldbuilding ...
runaz rated it
5.0 Wide Awake
I adore political young adult novels. I just love them. Despite many falling in the 'young adult' category not yet being able to vote, we are people and we are passionate about the world we live in. It is so great to hear voices of fictional teens who feel the same. Wide Awake is the stuff of a ...
Kaethe rated it
Back when I read this I considered it "sweet and hopeful". Well, my state didn't choose the gay liberal senator option last go round, still three states have now legalized gay marriage, so I'm even more hopeful.
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