John Green (author)

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John Michael Green (born August 24, 1977) is an American author and YouTube content creator.wikipedia
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Looking for Alaska

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He won the 2006 Printz Award for his debut novel, Looking for Alaska, and his fourth solo novel, The Fault in Our Stars, debuted at number one on The New York Times Best Seller list in January 2012.
Looking for Alaska is John Green's first novel, published in March 2005 by Dutton Juvenile.

The Fault in Our Stars

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He won the 2006 Printz Award for his debut novel, Looking for Alaska, and his fourth solo novel, The Fault in Our Stars, debuted at number one on The New York Times Best Seller list in January 2012.
The Fault in Our Stars, published in January 2012, is the sixth novel by John Green.

The Fault in Our Stars (film)

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The 2014 film adaptation opened at number one at the box office.
The Fault in Our Stars is a 2014 American romantic drama film directed by Josh Boone, based on the 2012 novel of the same name by John Green.

Paper Towns

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Another film based on a Green novel, Paper Towns, was released on July 24, 2015. In 2008, Green's third novel, Paper Towns, debuted at number five on The New York Times Best Seller list for children's books, and the novel was made into the 2015 film Paper Towns.
Paper Towns is a novel written by John Green, primarily for an audience of young adults, and was published on October 16, 2008, by Dutton Books.

Hank Green

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In 2007, he launched the VlogBrothers channel with his brother, Hank Green. In June 2015, John Green and his brother Hank Green started a weekly podcast titled Dear Hank & John.
He is known for producing the YouTube channel Vlogbrothers, where he and his older brother, John Green, regularly upload videos, as well as for creating and hosting the educational YouTube channels Crash Course and SciShow.

Crash Course (YouTube)

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Since then, John and Hank have launched events such as Project for Awesome and VidCon and created a total of 11 online series, including Crash Course, an educational channel teaching Literature, History, and Science, later joined by fourteen other courses as of 2018.
Crash Course (sometimes stylized as CrashCourse) is an educational YouTube channel started by John and Hank Green (collectively the Green brothers), who first achieved notability on the YouTube platform through their VlogBrothers channel.

VidCon

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Since then, John and Hank have launched events such as Project for Awesome and VidCon and created a total of 11 online series, including Crash Course, an educational channel teaching Literature, History, and Science, later joined by fourteen other courses as of 2018.
Originally conceived by Hank and John Green of the Vlogbrothers YouTube channel, the convention is the largest of its kind in the world, gathering thousands of online video viewers, creators, and industry representatives worldwide.

Project for Awesome

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Since then, John and Hank have launched events such as Project for Awesome and VidCon and created a total of 11 online series, including Crash Course, an educational channel teaching Literature, History, and Science, later joined by fourteen other courses as of 2018.
Project for Awesome (often abbreviated P4A) is a community-driven charitable movement on YouTube, created by the Green brothers, Hank and John, most notable for their VlogBrothers YouTube channel.

Kenyon College

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Green graduated from Kenyon College in 2000 with a double major in English and religious studies.
Famous graduates include U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes, Swedish prime minister Olof Palme, U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Davis, actors Paul Newman and Allison Janney, University of Texas basketball coach Shaka Smart, cartoonist Bill Watterson and writers Josh Radnor, John Green, and E. L. Doctorow.

Maureen Johnson

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With fellow young adult authors Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle, Green collaborated on Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances (Speak, 2008), which consists of three interconnected short stories, including Green's "A Cheertastic Christmas Miracle," each set in the same small town on Christmas Eve, during a massive snowstorm.
Among Johnson's works are notable collaborative efforts with her contemporaries such as Let It Snow, a holiday romance novel of interwoven stories co-written with John Green and Lauren Myracle, and a series of novellas found in the New York Times and USA Today bestselling anthologies The Bane Chronicles, Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy, and Ghosts of the Shadow Market.

Will Grayson, Will Grayson

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After this, Green and his friend, young-adult writer David Levithan, collaborated on the novel Will Grayson, Will Grayson, which was published by Dutton in 2010.
Will Grayson, Will Grayson is a novel by John Green and David Levithan, published in April 2010 by Dutton Juvenile.

Paper Towns (film)

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In 2008, Green's third novel, Paper Towns, debuted at number five on The New York Times Best Seller list for children's books, and the novel was made into the 2015 film Paper Towns.
Paper Towns is a 2015 American romantic mystery comedy-drama film, directed by Jake Schreier, based on the 2008 novel of the same name by John Green.

An Abundance of Katherines

Green's second novel, An Abundance of Katherines (Dutton, 2006) was a runner-up for the Printz Award and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.
An Abundance of Katherines is a young adult novel by John Green.

Indian Springs School

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He later attended Indian Springs School outside of Birmingham, Alabama, graduating in 1995.
*Young adult author John Green's debut novel, Looking for Alaska, is set at a school based on Indian Springs School in 1995.

Looking for Alaska (TV series)

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Looking for Alaska was released to Hulu on October 18, 2019.
Looking for Alaska is an American teen drama web television miniseries created by Josh Schwartz, based on the 2005 novel of the same name by John Green.

Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances

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With fellow young adult authors Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle, Green collaborated on Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances (Speak, 2008), which consists of three interconnected short stories, including Green's "A Cheertastic Christmas Miracle," each set in the same small town on Christmas Eve, during a massive snowstorm.
The stories are "The Jubilee Express" by Maureen Johnson, "A Cheertastic Christmas Miracle" by John Green, and "The Patron Saint of Pigs" by Lauren Myracle.

Odyssey Award

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It was a runner-up (Honor Book) for two of the annual ALA awards, the Stonewall Book Award (for excellence in LGBT children's and young adult literature), and the Odyssey Award for Excellence in Audiobook Production.
Brilliance Audio, a subsidiary of Amazon since 2007, won the sixth annual Odyssey Award for The Fault in Our Stars, written by John Green and narrated by Kate Rudd.

Turtles All the Way Down (novel)

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On June 22, 2017, it was announced that Green's fifth solo novel would be entitled Turtles All The Way Down.
Turtles All the Way Down is a young adult novel written by American author John Green, who has also written “Paper Towns” and “Looking for Alaska”.

Josh Schwartz

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The film rights were purchased in 2005 by Paramount, which hired Josh Schwartz as writer and director, but five years later, with no progress on the project, Green told fans that, while he "desperately loved" the screenplay, there seemed to be little interest at Paramount.
In 2005, Paramount signed Schwartz to adapt and direct John Green's young adult novel Looking for Alaska with producer Mark Waters.

Nerdfighteria

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Since the project's inception, the duo have gained a wide reaching international fanbase whose members identify collectively as "Nerdfighters".
It began in 2007, when the VlogBrothers (John and Hank Green) rose to prominence in the YouTube community.

Lake Highland Preparatory School

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He attended Glenridge Middle School and Lake Highland Preparatory School in Orlando.

Dear Hank & John

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In June 2015, John Green and his brother Hank Green started a weekly podcast titled Dear Hank & John.
Dear Hank & John is a podcast hosted by the Green brothers: musician and author Hank Green and young-adult novelist and film producer John Green.

The Anthropocene Reviewed

In January 2018, Green launched The Anthropocene Reviewed, a new solo podcast in which he reviews things that owe their current existence to the anthropocene, the epoch that includes significant human impact on the environment.
The Anthropocene Reviewed is a podcast hosted by John Green in which he reviews different facets of the Anthropocene, the epoch that includes significant human impact on the environment, on a five-star scale.

David Levithan

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After this, Green and his friend, young-adult writer David Levithan, collaborated on the novel Will Grayson, Will Grayson, which was published by Dutton in 2010.

Michael L. Printz Award

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He won the 2006 Printz Award for his debut novel, Looking for Alaska, and his fourth solo novel, The Fault in Our Stars, debuted at number one on The New York Times Best Seller list in January 2012.
David Almond, John Green, and Marcus Sedgwick have written one Award winner and one Honor Book.