Paper Towns

Book review by Matt Berman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Edgy, compelling teen angst mystery.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 22 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 104 reviews

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age 12+

Paper Towns review

Paper Towns written by genius author John Green is a coming of age novel featuring young Quieten who has, since grade school fallen in love with Margo Roth Speiglman who was a mystery. She was on top of the pyramid of popularity, but when her life takes a twist for the worst things grow complicated. When Margo has disappeared yet, another time as she is notoryus for leaving, but when she hasn't shown up for a week this starts to worry people. Quin notices a trail of clues which she was known for leaving , he takes in the responsibility of bringing her home. The book has sevral greta representations including friendship and trust between assiting characters helping there allie in finding the supposabl love of his life. I would recommend the story to kids twelve and up because of it's heavy mattireal.

This title has:

Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 12+

My english teacher suggested this book

My English teacher suggested this book for me, I don't think she had read it though because is has some inappropriate parts. I am a 7th grader and this book seems appropriate.`

This title has:

Great messages
Too much swearing

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