The Fault in Our Stars

By GREEN, John

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ISBN
978-0-525-47881-2
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Dutton


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on February 1, 2012  |  Grades 5-up

Gr 9 Up—"It's not fair," complains 16-year-old Hazel from Indiana. "The world," says Gus, her new friend from her teen support group, "is not a wish-granting factory." Indeed, life is not fair; Hazel and Gus both have cancer, Hazel's terminal. Despite this, she has a burning obsession: to find out what happens to the characters after the end of her favorite novel. An Imperial Affliction by Dutch author Peter Van Houten is about a girl named Anna who has cancer, and it ends in mid-sentence (presumably to indicate a life cut ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2012

Green's fourth solo novel is a lot of things: acerbic comedy, sexy romance, and a lightly played, extended meditation on life and...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on March 1, 2012

The Fault in Our Stars is an impressive undertaking, exploring weighty concepts such as existential pain and the meaning of life with honesty, eloquence, and empathy. Readers will warm to Hazel, the narrator, immediately. Whip-smart, she rants brilliantly about the perils of Support Group and the annoyances of being a “professional sick person,” but at h...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on March 1, 2012

The Fault in Our Stars is an impressive undertaking, exploring weighty concepts such as existential pain and the meaning of life with honesty, eloquence, and empathy. Readers will warm to Hazel, the narrator, immediately. Whip-smart, she rants brilliantly about the perils of Support Group and the annoyances of being a “professional sick person,” but at h...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on March 1, 2012

The Fault in Our Stars is an impressive undertaking, exploring weighty concepts such as existential pain and the meaning of life with honesty, eloquence, and empathy. Readers will warm to Hazel, the narrator, immediately. Whip-smart, she rants brilliantly about the perils of Support Group and the annoyances of being a “professional sick person,” but at h...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on March 1, 2012

The Fault in Our Stars is an impressive undertaking, exploring weighty concepts such as existential pain and the meaning of life with honesty, eloquence, and empathy. Readers will warm to Hazel, the narrator, immediately. Whip-smart, she rants brilliantly about the perils of Support Group and the annoyances of being a “professional sick person,” but at h...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on March 1, 2012

The Fault in Our Stars is an impressive undertaking, exploring weighty concepts such as existential pain and the meaning of life with honesty, eloquence, and empathy. Readers will warm to Hazel, the narrator, immediately. Whip-smart, she rants brilliantly about the perils of Support Group and the annoyances of being a “professional sick person,” but at h...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on March 1, 2012

The Fault in Our Stars is an impressive undertaking, exploring weighty concepts such as existential pain and the meaning of life with honesty, eloquence, and empathy. Readers will warm to Hazel, the narrator, immediately. Whip-smart, she rants brilliantly about the perils of Support Group and the annoyances of being a “professional sick person,” but at h...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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