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The Fault in Our Stars;;; Book Presentation

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Transcript of The Fault in Our Stars;;; Book Presentation

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green The Fault in Our Stars Quotes "They don't kill you unless you light them. And I've never lit one. It's a metaphor, see: you put the killing thing right between your teeth, but you don't give it the power to do its killing."
-Augustus Waters "but I can't pull my ideas together, Van Houten. My thoughts are stars that I can't fathom into constellations."
-Augustus Waters Augustus and Hazel decide to read each others favorite books. Hazel's, An Imperial Affliction. Gus's, The price of Dawn. Augustus finds that he really enjoys the book that Hazel had suggested, he and Hazel both, want to set out to meet the author, Peter Van Houten. Only, Van Houten lives in Amsterdam.


Kids with fatal illnesses such as Cancer are granted on wish by the Genie Wish Foundation. Hazel used hers on Disneyland when she was 13, while Augustus had saved his. He decided he wants to use it with Hazel to meet Van Houten. Before the date they've set to leave for Amsterdam, Hazel's lungs decided to betray her by filling with liquid making it nearly impossible for her to breathe. Hazel is immediately put in the ICU to drain the fluid from her lungs. The doctors wouldn't let anyone but immediate family in to see her while she's as sick as she is. Hazel doesn't want Augustus to see her like that anyway. But Augustus doesn't know if it'll be his last chance to spend time with a girl he's grown quite fond of... Book Summary other works by the author The Fault in Our Stars The Fault in Our Stars John Green * Looking for Alaska
*An Abundance of Katherines
* Paper Towns
* Will Grayson, Will Grayson
with David Levithan
Everyone has faults, even the stars. The title fit the book perfectly. Someone's fault may be Cancer, as the people in this book, or someone's fault may be less severe than Cancer. But in all, there's a fault in our everything. The book places an emphasis on the various faults we all have. A 16 year old girl, Hazel Grace, has cancerous tumors in her lungs that causes her lungs to slowly fill with liquid, making it difficult for her to breathe. Forcing her to tow around an oxygen tank everywhere she goes. Hazel's mother is coercing her to go to a Cancer Kid Support Group since she doesn't go to school, her mom wants her to have a "life" while she can. At the support group she meets Augustus Waters, a 16 year old amputee. Her and Augustus become friends instantly.

The Fault in Our Stars is a fictional book intended for young adults. Published in 2012
February 1, 2012, the film rights to the novel were optioned to Fox 2000
The book quotes a lot of old poetry like William Shakespeare.
Printz Medal
Printz Honor
Edgar Award "I snuck into the ICU and saw her while she was unconscious... ..She had this dark cancer water dripping out of her chest. Eyes closed. But her hand was still her hand, still warm and the nails painted this almost black dark blue and I just held her hand and tried to imagine the world without us and for about one second I was a good enough person to hope she died so that she would never know that I was going, too. But then I wanted more time so we could fall in love. I got my wish, I suppose. I left my scar"
-Augustus Waters "maybe 'okay' can be our 'always'"
-Hazel Grace
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