Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan
This collaborative novel brings together two people both improbably named Will Grayson: one straight, best friend of Tiny (soooo not- think Refrigerator Perry) who is the most “out” gay student you have met in a long time; the other Will is also gay, but having a difficult time dealing with it.
Told in alternating chapters of the two very different Wills, who ultimately answer the questions “what is a friend? What is love?”
You will love this funny, quirky novel, but be careful of the sexual language- inappropriate for middle school, although this is needed there.