Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Eight great books told by child narrators

The Off the Shelf Staff tagged eight great books told by child narrators, including:
The Fault in Our Stars
by John Green

At 16, Hazel Grace Lancaster, a three-year stage IV–cancer survivor, is clinically depressed. To help her deal with this, her doctor sends her to a weekly support group where she meets Augustus Waters, a fellow cancer survivor, and the two fall in love. Whip-smart, unsentimental, funny, charming and compelling you will fall in love with Hazel Grace and Augustus Waters. Just trust us on this. Okay? Okay.
Read about the other entries on the list.

The Fault in Our Stars is among Luke Kelly's five top YA novels and Sophie McKenzie's five favorite Young Adult books that appeal to teenagers.

--Marshal Zeringue