The fault in our stars
(Book, Young Adult Book)

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New York : Dutton Books, [2012].
1st ed.
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318 pages ; 22 cm.
Young adult.


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New York : Dutton Books, [2012].
Book, Young Adult Book
1st ed.
Accelerated Reader
Level 5.5, 10 Points
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General Note
[book club kit].
Sixteen-year-old Hazel, a stage IV thyroid cancer patient, has accepted her terminal diagnosis until a chance meeting with a boy at cancer support group forces her to reexamine her perspective on love, loss, and life. Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.
According to author John Green, The Fault In Our Stars was inspired by his friendship with Esther Earl, who "redefined the process of dying young for me." (December 2012 Good Reads interview, He cautions his readers not to take the novel too literally however, stating that he doesn't "want people conflating Esther with Hazel (they're very different), and it's extremely important to me that I not claim to be telling Esther's story. Esther's story belongs to Esther and to her family." (John Green's tumblr, August 2, 2012 Esther's story is told in the 2014 posthumous memoir This Star Won't Go Out : the Life and Words of Esther Grace Earl.
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Young adult.
A Junior Library Guild Selection.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Green, J. (2012). The fault in our stars . Dutton Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Green, John. 2012. The Fault in Our Stars. New York: Dutton Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Green, John. The Fault in Our Stars New York: Dutton Books, 2012.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Green, John. The Fault in Our Stars Dutton Books, 2012.

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