Love Is the Higher Law

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Bestselling author David Levithan (Every Day; Boy Meets Boy; Will Grayson, Will Grayson with John Green) treats the tragic events of September 11th with care and compassion in this novel of loss and grief, but also of hope and redemption.
 
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 parents' frantic calls from Korea, wondering if he's okay. Peter, a classmate of Claire's, has to make his way back to school as everything happens around him.

Here are three teens whose intertwining lives are reshaped by this catastrophic event. As each gets to know the other, their moments become wound around each other's in a way that leads to new understandings, new friendships, and new levels of awareness for the world around them and the people close by.

David Levithan has written a novel of loss and grief, but also one of hope and redemption aAs histhe characters slowly learn to move forward in their lives, despite being changed forever, one rule remains: love is indeed the higher law.
 
A MARGARET A. EDWARDS AWARD WINNER
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9780375893605
Accelerated Reader:
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920L
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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 parents' frantic calls from Korea, wondering if he's okay. Peter, a classmate of Claire's, has to make his way back to school as everything happens around him.
Here are three teens whose intertwining lives are reshaped by this catastrophic event. As each gets to know the other, their moments become wound around each other's in a way that leads to new understandings, new friendships, and new levels of awareness for the world around them and the people close by.
David Levithan has written a novel of loss and grief, but also one of hope and redemption aAs histhe characters slowly learn to move forward in their lives, despite being changed forever, one rule remains: love is indeed the higher law.

A MARGARET A. EDWARDS AWARD WINNER
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Electronic books
Emotions & Feelings
Fiction
Homosexuality
Homosexuality -- Fiction
Interpersonal relations
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
JUVENILE FICTION -- General
New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction
New York (State) -- New York
September 11 Terrorist Attacks (2001)
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Fiction
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Juvenile fiction
World politics
World politics -- 1995-2005 -- Fiction
title_displayLove Is the Higher Law
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Love is the higher law [electronic resource] / David Levithan
title_shortLove Is the Higher Law
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Historical Fiction
Homosexuality
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September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
World politics
Young Adult Fiction
Young Adult Literature