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Bill Konigsberg

Sam Wylie

Bill Konigsberg is the author of five books for young adults, most recently "Honestly Ben." His books have won awards including the Stonewall Book Award, the Sid Fleischman Award for Humor and the Lambda Literary Award. Bill lives in Chandler, Arizona, with his husband, Chuck, and their two Labradoodles, Mabel and Buford.

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The Music of What Happens
Children / Teens
Arthur A. Levine Books
January 2019
ISBN 9781338215502
352 pages
$17.99, NYP
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From the award-winning author of Openly Straight, a story about two teens falling in love over a summer that throws everything possible to keep them apart.

Honestly Ben
Children / Teens
Arthur A. Levine Books
August 2018
ISBN 9781338281941
352 pages
$10.99, INSTORE
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In the companion to Openly Straight, Ben confronts pressure at school, repression at home, and his passion for two very different people in figuring out what it takes to be Honestly Ben.

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