Are We There Yet?
By David Levithan
(Knopf Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780375839566, 224pp.)
Publication Date: March 13, 2007
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
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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 Danny and Elijah's nightmare as they're forced to spend countless hours together. But then Elijah meets Julia, and soon the brothers aren't together nearly as much. And when Julia suddenly decides that maybe it's Danny she's really interested in, Danny has a decision to make: does he honor his relationship with the brother he thinks hates him, or does he follow his heart, which sorely needs some repairing of its own?
David Levithan is a children's book editor in New York City. He lives in Hoboken, New Jersey.