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Love Is the Higher Law Summary
David Levithan

Everything you need to understand or teach Love Is the Higher Law by David Levithan.

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Love Is the Higher Law Summary

Plot Summary

Love is the Higher Law by David Levithan was written in 2009. The novel for young adults follows the story of three students on September 11, 2001, the day the Twin Towers fell in New York City.

Claire, whose apartment is ten blocks away from the World Trade Center, is at her high school when the news breaks. College student Jasper is home alone in Brooklyn sleeping when the planes hit, and it is noon before he finds out what has happened. Peter is making a pit-stop at Tower records on his way to school when he gets word. He then witnesses the impact of the second plane and the collapse of the towers. These three young adults now try to get their bearings in this new post-9/11 world.

Each of these students follows their own unique journey through the horror of the tragedy. Claire wants to connect with others, but...

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