Paper Towns

By John Green
(Dutton Books, Hardcover, 9780525478188, 305pp.)

Publication Date: October 16, 2008

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Selected by Indie Booksellers for the Winter 2009 Kids' List
“Quentin has loved Margo since they were both nine years old. Now it's the spring of their senior year, and after a night of pranks Margo disappears, leaving a solitary clue for Quentin. Both poignant and hysterical, this book is a delightful celebration of smart guys.”
-- Cathy Berner, Blue Willow Bookshop, Houston, TX


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Winner of the Edgar Award
The #1 "New York Times" Bestseller
"Publishers Weekly "and "USA Today "Bestseller
Millions of Copies Sold

Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificent Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life--summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge--he follows. When their all-nighter ends and a new day breaks, Margo has disappeared. But Q soon learns that there are clues--and they're for him. Embarking on an exhilarating adventure to find her, the closer Q gets, the less he sees the girl he thought he knew.
#1 Bestselling author of "The Fault in Our Stars" John Green crafts a brilliantly funny and moving coming-of-age journey about true friendship and true love.




About the Author
John Green attended a boarding school in Alabama not unlike Alaska's Culver Creek. After graduating from college in 2000, he worked as a chaplain at a children's hospital. His experiences with patients and their families during intense crises solidified his desire to write for teens and inspired him to bring his comic sensibility to a candid novel about the excitement of breaking the rules and the challenge of confronting loss. John now writes for several national magazines, both print and Web-based. He is also a commentator for National Public Radio's afternoon newsmagazine, "All Things Considered," and Chicago's "NPR" affiliate, WBEZ.
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