MV5BMjA4NzkxNzc5Ml5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwNzQ3OTMxMTE@._V1_SY317_CR0,0,214,317_AL_Bibliographic Information
Title: Fault In Our Stars Movie

Actors: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff

Director: Josh Boone

Studio: 20th Century Fox

ASIN: B00KAJ2LKS

Copyright: 2014, releasing in June

Movie Details

Formats:Blue Ray and DVD

Movie Length: 125 minutes

Rated: PG-13

Plot Summary

Two teenagers meet at cancer support group, Hazel with an oxygen tank and Gus with a prosthetic leg. See https://youngadultbooksblog.com/2014/04/23/the-fault-in-our-stars/ for details.

Critical Evaluation

Reviews are not yet out.

Reader’s Annotation

Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter set from her initial diagnosis. But when a gorgeous guy named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten.

Information about the Author

John Green was born in Indianapolis but immediately moved to Orlando, Florida. After graduating from college, Green spent five months working as a student chaplain in a children’s hospital while enrolled at the University of Chicago Divinity School. He intended to become an Episcopal priest, but his experiences of working in a hospital with children suffering from life-threatening illnesses inspired him to become an author, and was the inspiration for “The Fault in Our Stars”.

Green lived for several years in Chicago, where he worked for the book review journal Booklist as a publishing assistant and production editor while writing hist first novel.

He won the 2006 Printz Award for his debut novel, Looking for Alaska.In 2014 Green was included in Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

Genre
Fiction: Literary Romance

Curriculum Ties
Empathy
Role of Characters in a Book Plot

Booktalking ideas

Dealing with life-threatening illness
Dealing with others who have life-threatening illness

Reading Level/Interest Age
Rated: PG-13

Challenge Issues

Teen sex – they make love, once.

References

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