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  • Funny Boy

    A Novel

    Soon to be a major motion picture directed by Deepa Mehta**—coming to Netflix December 10, 2020!**An evocative coming-of-age novel about growing up gay in Sri Lanka during the Tamil-Sinhalese conflict—one of the country’s most turbulent and deadly periods.Arjie is “funny.”The second son of a privileged family in Sri Lanka, he prefers staging make-believe wedding pageants with his female cousins to ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Swimming in the Monsoon Sea

    Amrith comes to terms with his sexuality in this sweeping coming-of-age story set against the stormy backdrop of monsoon season in 1980s Sri Lanka. For fans of Call Me By Your Name.Shyam Selvadurai’s brilliant novels, Funny Boy and Cinnamon Gardens, have garnered him international acclaim. In his first young adult novel, he explores first love with clarity, humor and compassion.The setting is Sri ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Swimming in the Monsoon Sea

    Unabridged

    Amrith comes to terms with his sexuality in this sweeping coming-of-age story set against the stormy backdrop of monsoon season in 1980s Sri Lanka. For fans of Call Me By Your Name.Shyam Selvadurai’s brilliant novels, Funny Boy and Cinnamon Gardens, have garnered him international acclaim. In his first young adult novel, now with a new cover, he explores first love with clarity, humor and ... Read more

    $12.00 USD or free with audiobook trial

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  • Derek’s Ice-Capade #kids funny book #dogs #snow

    Stories about A lovable, funny boy called Derek

    by Jennifer Sly ...
    series Don’t Do What Derek Did #3
    Derek's Ice-CapadeDerek finds himself skating on thin ice when his Ice adventure involving some neighnourly dogs goes pair shaped.'Don't Do What Derek Did'This series is comprised of true tales of the adventures embarked on by a young boy named Derek who grew up in the 1950's when life was simple and imagination was key! If you love to see the world through the eyes of a childs innocent antics ... Read more

    $2.78 USD

  • Funny Boy Meets the Dumbbell Dentist from Deimos (with Dangerous Dental Decay)

    by Dan Gutman ...
    Illustrated by Mike Dietz ...
    series Funny Boy #4
    Funny Boy faces his biggest threat yet—a plaque attack!Funny Boy’s super-powered sense of humor has saved the world from airsick aliens, bubble-brained barbers, and a chain of chitchatting cheeses. It’s even won him the love of his life: Tupper Camembert. But this riddle-flinging superhero’s work is far from over.When the president of the United States is summoned for a cleaning with Dr. Denny the ... Read more

    $5.39 USD

  • Funny Boy Meets the Airsick Alien from Andromeda

    by Dan Gutman ...
    Illustrated by John S. Dykes ...
    series Funny Boy #1
    The funniest alien in the universe lands on the galaxy’s weirdest planet: EarthOn the planet Crouton, kids never have to straighten their rooms or make their own beds. That’s because their rooms aren’t crooked, and when they need beds, they just buy them. It’s a pretty neat place. But when Funny Boy—a Croutonian smart-aleck with the galaxy’s best sense of humor—shoots his brother with a spitball, ... Read more

    $5.39 USD

  • Funny Boy Versus the Bubble-Brained Barbers from the Big Bang

    by Dan Gutman ...
    Illustrated by Mike Dietz ...
    series Funny Boy #2
    Exiled on Earth, Funny Boy must save his new planet from an evil haircutNever spit spitballs at your brother. That’s the lesson Funny Boy learned on his last day on the planet Crouton, when his parents strapped him to a rocket and shot him to Earth as punishment for misbehaving. But just like Superman, this exiled Croutonian gained powers when he landed on the new world. He’s not super strong, ... Read more

    $5.39 USD

  • The Funny Boy Adventures

    Four Hilarious Books in One Volume

    by Dan Gutman ...
    series Funny Boy
    A special four-in-one edition of Dan Gutman’s hilarious and delightful Funny Boy seriesIn Funny Boy Meets the Airsick Alien from Andromeda, Funny Boy—a smart-aleck from the planet Crouton with the galaxy’s best sense of humor—shoots his brother with a spitball, and his parents strap him into a spaceship and blast him to Earth. Things get strange right away. A planet-gobbling alien is about to ... Read more

    $17.29 USD

  • Funny Boy Takes on the Chit-Chatting Cheeses from Chattanooga

    by Dan Gutman ...
    Illustrated by Mike Dietz ...
    series Funny Boy #3
    When America’s cows go on strike, a gang of interstellar cheeses land on EarthThe nation’s cattle have gotten too smart for their own good. Tired of letting humans steal their milk, American cows have gone on strike. This is great news for every kid who hates drinking his milk, but trouble for anybody who likes cheese. Funny Boy—a joke-telling superhero who was sent to Earth from the planet ... Read more

    $5.39 USD

  • Summary & Study Guide: Funny Boy

    by BookRags ...
    This study guide includes the following sections: Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Characters, Objects/Places, Themes, Style, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion. ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Best Boy: A Novel

    by Eli Gottlieb ...
    Named one of the Best Books of the Year by the Washington Post, Booklist, BookPage, Library Journal, and Library ReadsA New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice SelectionAn IndieNext SelectionA People Magazine Pick of the WeekWinner of the Rome PrizeWinner of the American Initiative for Italian Culture “The Bridge” Book AwardLonglisted for the International DUBLIN Literary Awa... ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • A Boy, a Girl, and a Ghost

    A Novel of... Love, Life, & Family

    A Novel of... Love, Life, & FamilyA Boy. Sixteen-year-old Aaron Wade. With his "second strike" with leukemia in remission and his health restored, the summer of 1977 feels like a turning point... until he starts to see a ghost in the Cedar City, Utah graveyard.A Girl. Seventeen-year-old Helena Monfort. She grew up too early, the tough girl with a bad reputation that just needs a friend.A Ghost. ... Read more

    $5.99 USD