Knights of Literary Reads

By: Lily H. Hours 4 & 5

Origins and influences of John Green

My author, John Green came from Indianapolis, Indiana. His brother influenced him. YouTube influenced him. Seeing young people at hospitals also influenced him. His blog influenced him.

About Me

Hi, my name is Lily H. I like to read realistic fiction. How I earned to read, was, my mom started reading to me, and then I went on to be a reader. I love reading! The reason I read, is, to read for enjoyment, and to become smarter.

My Goals

My goals as a reader, is to become smarter, and to read every day.

My Interests and Favorites

My favorite books are The Fault in Our Stars, and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. The Fault in Our Stars is about these two teenagers who both have cancer, and they meet at a cancer help center. The other book, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is about this 16-year-old girl named Katniss Everdeen who gets chosen from her district to fight.

My Latest Blog Entry

I’ve recently read Dork Diaries. My favorite book is Those That Wake by Jesse Karp. It is about these two teenagers named Mal, and Laura. Mal’s brother goes missing. Laura’s mom and dad go missing, too. The book is about how they find their relatives.

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Origins and Influences of your author

My author, John Green came from Indianapolis, Indiana. His brother influenced him. YouTube influenced him. Seeing young people at hospitals also influenced him. His blog influenced him.

What are some of the books and what genres do their books belong to? What messages/themes does the author try to convey in their stories?

The books John Green wrote are Paper Towns, Looking for Alaska, and The Fault in Our Stars. The Fault in Our Stars is realistic nonfiction. John Green tries to teach that you can deal with death. Next is Paper Towns. Paper Towns belongs to the realistic fiction also. It teaches that you can deal with love. Another story written by John Green is Looking for Alaska. Looking for Alaska belongs to the realistic fiction. It teaches how to live.

Quotes

Quotes " I was anxious and depressive and I felt very socially isolated at times, but I was still intellectually curious."

“No, no, 'cause I cried during the opening credits!"

"It's not fair that Esther died," said Green.

Trivia

He was born on August 24, 1977. He is 33 years old. His wife’s name is Sarah Urist. He has two children. His girl’s name is Alice Green. His son’s name is Henry Green. He has one brother named Hank Green.