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Paper Towns (2009, original release: 2008)
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Call Number TEEN/FICTION/GREEN,J


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Published: New York : Speak, 2009 ©2008
Edition:  [Various editions]
Description:  305 pages ; 21 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9780142414934 (pbk.), 014241493X (pbk.), 9780147517654, 9781480683006 (PawPrints),
Language:  English


Includes author's note and discussion questions

Also published: New York : Penguin Books, 2015. 305 p

One month before graduating from his Central Florida high school, Quentin "Q" Jacobsen basks in the predictable boringness of his life until the beautiful and exciting Margo Roth Spiegelman, Q's neighbor and classmate, takes him on a midnight adventure and then mysteriously disappears

Lexile: 850

850L

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YA Novel for Any Age


Lately I have been on a kick of reading Young Adult fiction even though I don't quite fit that demographic.(forty-something?)  But, there are so many amazing Teen books that are great for adults too that I can't seem to stop!  The YA book Paper Towns by John Green is a great read no matter your age. 

Green is know for his well written award-winning young adult novels. In this book, Quentin Jacobsen is a smart, nerdy high school senior who has been in love with his neighbor, Margo Roth Speigelman for years.  She is a popular, crazy, spirited rebel who he worships from afar. One night she shows up at his bedroom window dressed as a ninja and they spend the night carrying out her plan for revenge on classmates who have wronged her. Quentin is thrilled to re-kindle his friendship with Margo, but by the next day she goes missing. Quentin goes on a mission to find her and piece together where she might have gone and why. Through his journey he learns things about himself and Margo that he never knew.

This book is filled with humor, heartbreak and insight and will touch you no matter your age.
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