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Dispatches from PLA 2014: YA Author Lunch with John Green

Perhaps one of the hottest programs during PLA 2014 was Friday’s Young Adult Author Lunch with John Green. This ticketed event sat approximately 1,000 librarians, and demand was even higher. I was excited at the prospect of dining with arguably today’s most popular young adult writer, but I found myself even more impressed at Green’s skills as a speaker.

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John Green – The Fault In Our Stars

Teen librarians, and others interested in the Young Adult genre have known the name John Green for years. John’s first published book, Looking for Alaska, won the 2006 Michael L. Printz award for Young Adult Literature. Since then he’s gone on to publish four other novels, a short story in the book Let it Snow, contributed to several anthologies, and, with his brother Hank Green, started the Nerdfighter community.