Monday, November 1, 2010

A Closer Look at John Greene

John Greene's first novel, Looking for Alaska, won the 2006 Michael L. Printz Award and mad the ALA 2005 Top 10 Best Book for Young Adults and is also scheduled to be a movie in 2013. His second novel, An Abundance of Katherines, is also slated for a movie. Then in 2008 he collaborated on Let it Snow with fellow authors Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle and also our book of the month last December.
Paper Towns was released in October 2008 and debuted at number 5 on the New York bestseller list and was awarded the 2009 Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Novel and won the 2010 Corine Literature Prize.

He graduated from Kenyon College in 2000 with a double major in English and Religious Studies. John Greene currently resides in Indianapolis, Indiana (woohoo) with his wife and baby boy, Henry, born in January.
Check John out on You Tube!! He's funny! If you follow that link check out his other videos where he talks about his books! ;0)
Vote For John's Paper Towns!!
Most of the information was taken from wikipedia.

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