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The Fault in Our Stars Readalikes

If your YA reader loved John Green's "The Fault in Our Stars," try recommending these titles about strong friendships and overcoming adversity.
 
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Looking for Alaska
by John Green

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Miles Pudge Halter is done with his safe life at home. His whole life has been one big non-event, and his obsession with famous last words has only made him crave the Great Perhaps even more (Franois Rabelais, poet).

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An Abundance of Katherines
by John Green

In this new novel from the acclaimed author of Looking for Alaska, Colin Singleton always falls for girls named Katherine — and he's been dumped 19 times, to be exact.

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Paper Towns
by John Green

With his trademark brilliant wit and heart-stopping emotional honesty, the Printz Medal-winning author of Looking for Alaska returns with a novel about a teenage girl who has mysteriously vanished, and the boy who looks for her by following the clues she left behind just for him.

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower
by Stephen Chbosky

This is the story of what it's like to grow up in high school. More intimate than a diary, Charlie's letters are singular and unique, hilarious and devastating. We may not know where he lives. We may not know to whom he is writing. All we know is the world he shares.

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The Book Thief
by Markus Zusak

It's just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist–fighter, and quite a lot of thievery.

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Wonder
by R.J. Palacio

August Pullman is not an ordinary ten-year-old kid. Sure, he's a huge Star Wars fan, he loves his dog, and he's got a pretty good sense of humor. But August was born with a craniofacial abnormality — a genetic defect that caused his facial features to be severely deformed. His life has never been "normal."

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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
by Benjamin Alire Saenz

2013 Printz Honor Book

2013 Pura Belpre Author Award Winner

2013 Stonewall Book Award Winner

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Thirteen Reasons Why
by Jay Asher

Clay Jensen connects with his secret crush and is dismissed by her on the same night. Weeks later she takes her own life. He can't make any sense of her actions or what role he played in them until he listens to the audiotapes she made detailing the events that led to her suicide.

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