Another Day, Levithan's sequel to Every Day, centers on the character of Rhiannon and is told from her viewpoint. It was published on Aug. 25, 2015. Entertainment Weekly has posted an excerpt from the new book (be prepared to scroll down to find it).
Levithan's website: http://davidlevithan.com/about/
Levithan discusses and reads from Every Day (YouTube video, 6 minutes; not captioned)
The Lover's Dictionary by David Levithan. 2011. (KCRW's Bookworm recorded an interview with Levithan about this book.)
The Realm of Possibility by David Levithan. 2004. (Available in Oviatt Library.)
Twitter: https://twitter.com/loversdiction: Levithan's Twitter account, which both supports and extends his book The Lover's Dictionary (2011): "THE LOVER'S DICTIONARY is the story of a relationship told in the form of dictionary entries. Please buy the book from a local store; this is the unabridgement."
Publishers Weekly Review of The Realm of Possibility, Levithan's 2004 project--essentially a novel made up of poems, each reflecting the life of a different teen. A required text in several sections of Stretch Composition in recent years.
Kent Baxter is a professor in the English Department who has written extensively on young adult (YA) literature. (His materials are posted on this page under the heading "Teaching EVERY DAY: Resources for the Classroom from Spring 2015 Discussion Leaders."
Jackie Stallcup's publications focus on children's literature, running the gamut from children's picture books to Gulliver's Travels. She is a professor and chair of the English Department.
David Wakefield is professor and chair of the Department of Child & Adolescent Development. His professional expertise revolves around understanding the ways children and teens think about their ethnic and cultural group membership and how this impacts their academic engagement, their personal & professional goals, and their attitudes towards people from ethnic & cultural groups other than their own.
Bodies and Soul. Frank Bruni, New York Times Sunday book review. 23 Aug 2012.
In Defense of YA Lit by Gretchen Kaser. Public Libraries Online. 11 July 2014. Web.
Love's Tenacity Subject of CSUN 2015-2016 Freshman Common Reading Selection. Michele Zamora, CSUN Today. 12 Mar 2015.
Northern Arizona University Reads Every Day (2013). Includes a short video with David Levithan talking and reading from the book.
Not Just for Kids: Every Day has Heart and Soul. Susan Carpenter, Los Angeles Times book review. 1 Sep 2012.
Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature: Call for papers for a special issue on Women, Girls, and Young Adult Literature. Email submission deadline: 1 Oct 2015.
Kent Baxter's "Presentation Quotes and Questions" (.docx) offers four foundational contexts for considering Every Day as
- a coming of age story
- a Bildungsroman ("novel of formation")
- a postmodern novel of adolescence
- a story of individuation
- Margaret Atwood, Happy Endings. Story.
- Todd Colby, Watch the Film You Paid to See. Poem.
- Ann Leckie, Ancillary Justice. Science fiction.
- David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility. Poetry.
- Meyer, Stephenie. The Host: A Novel. (Also available as a movie.)
- Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife. Novel. (Available in Oviatt Library.)
- Claire North, The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August
- John Rawls, "Veil of Ignorance." In A Theory of Justice (1999). Philosophy.
- William Shakespeare, "That time of year thou mayst in me behold" (Sonnet 73). Poem.
- ---. "Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments" (Sonnet 116). Poem.
- Susan Sontag, "The Way We Live Now." The New Yorker. 24 Nov 1986. Short story.
And on the big and small screens, these works:
Students in Professor Laurel Long's illustration class designed posters for the book. Seven designs were selected for campus-wide use. You can see them at http://www.csun.edu/undergraduate-studies/academic-first-year-experiences/every-day-illustrations-art-322a-csun
Converse unveils a revamp of the classic Chuck Taylors. Marketplace Business 24 July 2015. Web. 25 July 2015.