My favorite character is Ben, he makes the book a little less serious. Please check out my review here…. Paper Towns by John Green books, etc. I have yet to read Paper Towns, but after your glowing review, I think I need to get on that! In My Mailbox Meme: Estelle - J, I think this might be the perfect read for you then. Maybe a bit at the end?
Estelle - S, this was a lovely comment to see when I first woke up. Thank you so much. You know how much I hate crying. I think I can do this one, though! Estelle - Hollie, thanks for the comment! Estelle - Mands, you make me laugh a lot. I also bought if for a friend. So that means it must be pretty good, right? VeganYANerds - Estelle — you had me at laughing out loud!
I always a appreciate a book that can make me laugh and now I just have to read this! Your email is never published or shared. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. Paper Towns by John Green. May 26, - 9: January 31, - 6: September 9, - December 20, - 9: June 16, - 9: March 18, - 8: March 16, - 9: March 16, - 1: Papertowns is such a fun read!
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Quentin lives next door to Margo, the amazing, vibrant, wickedly sophisticated teen goddess of his town, with whom he has been in love since they were in elementary school. But in high school she has mostly ignored him. A few weeks before graduation, she shows up at his window, leading him on a night-long series of payback pranks, after which she disappears.
Worried that she may have committed suicide, Quentin obsessively pursues clues he thinks she has left him, involving Woody Guthrie, Walt Whitman, and nonexistent towns that are either failed developments or mapmakers' copyright traps. Margo is AWOL for much of the book, and Quentin is obsessively trying to figure out what happened to her -- so it's his supportive friends who provide the reader with the humor and pure joie de vivre that makes the book fun as well as thoughtful.
Quentin's two best friends are characters in both meanings of the word: Both are band geeks; Ben is obsessed with prom, thrilled to have a date, and likes to think of himself as retro-cool he refers to girls as "honeybunnies," and Quentin is unable to convince him that it's not cool, it's just dorky.
Radar is a fanatical editor of a Wikipedia-like site, and his parents have the world's second-largest collection of black Santas. Together with Quentin, they're a pretty sweet group of teens, and readers will enjoy their journey -- and conversations.
Families can talk about edgy coming-of-age stories. Does the language or other mature content in this book seem realistic? Is there anything that is -- or should be -- off limits when it comes to books marketed to teens? John Green's characters often go on road trips. What other road trip books or movies can you think of? Why are road trips so often a part of coming-of-age stories?
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Frequent use of "s--t" and "f--k," "faggot," as well as plenty of minor swearing. Teens smoke, drink, and get very drunk. What parents need to know Parents need to know that as with Green's other books, this one contains some edgy material: Continue reading Show less.
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Paper Towns has , ratings and 45, reviews. Jamie said: I need to start off with my criticism of John Green:1) Margo and Quentin are exactly the /5.
John Green, Paper Towns Paper Towns is a fantastic, interesting and unique novel that I thoroughly enjoyed. I was very eager to read this following how much I loved An Abundance of Katherines, and.
Verdict: Paper Towns has a quiet, thoughtful story and is ultimately a book with heart, and soul. John Green is easily my new author crush. John Green is easily my new author crush. Rating: 8 – Excellent leaning towards a 9. out of 5 stars Paper Towns Review - By Bridget Donnelly I love Paper Towns by John Green, cause it show a story about a young high school boy and his crush margo. Read more/5(K).
Sep 17, · Read Common Sense Media's Paper Towns review, age rating, and parents guide. Edgy, compelling teen angst mystery. Read Common Sense Media's Paper Towns review, age rating, and parents guide. Jump to navigation. For Parents; For Educators John Green's characters often go on road trips. What other road trip books or movies can you think of 4/4. Whether or not he finds Margo and her paper towns, Quentin discovers love and finds that it can be just as elusive and multifaceted and imperfect as Margo. With author John Green at the controls, the ride is always memorable.