Two Parties, One Tux, and a Very Short Film about The Grapes of Wrath
By Steven Goldman
(Bloomsbury USA Childrens, Hardcover, 9781599902715, 320pp.)
Publication Date: October 14, 2008
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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Mitchell Wells may not survive eleventh grade. He really only has one friend, his best friend, David. His normally decent grade point average is in limbo due to a slightly violent, somewhat inappropriate claymation film. And girls . . . well, does hanging out with his sister count?
When David tells Mitchell he’s gay, Mitchell’s okay with it—but it still seems to change things. Since David’s not out to anyone else, the guys agree to be set up with prom dates. Then, one of the most popular girls in school decides she must date Mitchell, and he’s gone from zero to two girlfriends in sixty seconds.
From his pending English grade, to his floundering friendship, to his love life—the one thing that’s taken a bizarre turn for the better—Mitchell is so confused, he’ll be lucky if he lasts another week in high school! And then there’s the prom . . .
With a wickedly funny voice and a colorful cast of characters, Steven Goldman has written a novel for every reader—even those who like high school!
Steven Goldman lives in Boston, Massachusetts with his wife and two sons. Two Parties, One Tux, and a Very Short Film about The Grapes of Wrath is his first young adult novel. He has never read The Grapes of Wrath.