An Abundance of Katherines John Green

An Abundance of Katherines

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Book Title
An Abundance of Katherines
Author
John Green
ISBN
9780525476887
From the #1 bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars Michael L. Printz Honor BookLos Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist Katherine V thought boys were grossKatherine X just wanted to be friendsKatherine XVIII dumped him in an e-mailK-19 broke his heartWhen it comes to relationships, Colin Singleton's type happens to be girls named Katherine. And when it comes to girls named Katherine, Colin is always getting dumped. Nineteen times, to be exact. On a road trip miles from home, this anagram-happy, washed-up child prodigy has ten thousand dollars in his pocket, a bloodthirsty feral hog on his trail, and an overweight, Judge Judy-loving best friend riding shotgun--but no Katherines. Colin is on a mission to prove The Theorem of Underlying Katherine Predictability, which he hopes will predict the future of any relationship, avenge Dumpees everywhere, and finally win him the girl.Love, friendship, and a dead Austro-Hungarian archduke add up to surprising and heart-changing conclusions in this ingeniously layered comic novel about reinventing oneself.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: John GreenPublisher: Dutton Books for Young ReadersPublished: 09/21/2006ISBN: 9780525476887Pages: 227Weight: 0.97lbsSize: 9.30h x 6.34w x 0.84dAward: Iowa High School Book Award - NomineeAward: Tayshas Reading - CommendedAward: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - RecommendedAward: Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award - NomineeAward: Grand Canyon Reader Award - NomineeAward: Volunteer State Book Awards - NomineeAward: Delaware Diamonds Award - NomineeAward: Young Reader's Choice Award - NomineeAward: Michael L. Printz Award - Honor BookAward: L.A. Times Book Prize - FinalistReview Citations: Kirkus Review - Children 08/15/2006 pg. 841Booklist 08/01/2006 pg. 75School Library Journal 09/01/2006 pg. 206Publishers Weekly 09/04/2006 pg. 69Kliatt 09/01/2006 pg. 12Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2006 pg. 583Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 10/01/2006 pg. 69 - RecommendedVoice of Youth Advocates 10/01/2006 pg. 328 - Recommended - Better Than MostKirkus Best Children's Books 12/01/2006 pg. 8New York Times 11/12/2006 pg. 40Booklist Ed Choice Youth 01/01/2007 pg. 12Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2007 pg. 92 - Outstanding, Noteworthy In StyleALA Best Books Young Adults 01/01/2007 pg. 1Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 108588 / Abundance of KatherinesReading Level: 5.6 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 10
From the #1 bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars

Michael L. Printz Honor Book
Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist

Katherine V thought boys were gross
Katherine X just wanted to be friends
Katherine XVIII dumped him in an e-mail
K-19 broke his heart
When it comes to relationships, Colin Singleton's type happens to be girls named Katherine. And when it comes to girls named Katherine, Colin is always getting dumped. Nineteen times, to be exact.

On a road trip miles from home, this anagram-happy, washed-up child prodigy has ten thousand dollars in his pocket, a bloodthirsty feral hog on his trail, and an overweight, Judge Judy-loving best friend riding shotgun--but no Katherines. Colin is on a mission to prove The Theorem of Underlying Katherine Predictability, which he hopes will predict the future of any relationship, avenge Dumpees everywhere, and finally win him the girl.

Love, friendship, and a dead Austro-Hungarian archduke add up to surprising and heart-changing conclusions in this ingeniously layered comic novel about reinventing oneself.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: John Green
Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers
Published: 09/21/2006
ISBN: 9780525476887
Pages: 227
Weight: 0.97lbs
Size: 9.30h x 6.34w x 0.84d
Award: Iowa High School Book Award - Nominee
Award: Tayshas Reading - Commended
Award: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - Recommended
Award: Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award - Nominee
Award: Grand Canyon Reader Award - Nominee
Award: Volunteer State Book Awards - Nominee
Award: Delaware Diamonds Award - Nominee
Award: Young Reader's Choice Award - Nominee
Award: Michael L. Printz Award - Honor Book
Award: L.A. Times Book Prize - Finalist

Review Citations: Kirkus Review - Children 08/15/2006 pg. 841
Booklist 08/01/2006 pg. 75
School Library Journal 09/01/2006 pg. 206
Publishers Weekly 09/04/2006 pg. 69
Kliatt 09/01/2006 pg. 12
Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2006 pg. 583
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 10/01/2006 pg. 69 - Recommended
Voice of Youth Advocates 10/01/2006 pg. 328 - Recommended - Better Than Most
Kirkus Best Children's Books 12/01/2006 pg. 8
New York Times 11/12/2006 pg. 40
Booklist Ed Choice Youth 01/01/2007 pg. 12
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2007 pg. 92 - Outstanding, Noteworthy In Style
ALA Best Books Young Adults 01/01/2007 pg. 1

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 108588 / Abundance of Katherines
Reading Level: 5.6 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 10
From the #1 bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars

Michael L. Printz Honor Book
Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist

Katherine V thought boys were gross
Katherine X just wanted to be friends
Katherine XVIII dumped him in an e-mail
K-19 broke his heart
When it comes to relationships, Colin Singleton's type happens to be girls named Katherine. And when it comes to girls named Katherine, Colin is always getting dumped. Nineteen times, to be exact.

On a road trip miles from home, this anagram-happy, washed-up child prodigy has ten thousand dollars in his pocket, a bloodthirsty feral hog on his trail, and an overweight, Judge Judy-loving best friend riding shotgun--but no Katherines. Colin is on a mission to prove The Theorem of Underlying Katherine Predictability, which he hopes will predict the future of any relationship, avenge Dumpees everywhere, and finally win him the girl.

Love, friendship, and a dead Austro-Hungarian archduke add up to surprising and heart-changing conclusions in this ingeniously layered comic novel about reinventing oneself.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: John Green
Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers
Published: 09/21/2006
ISBN: 9780525476887
Pages: 227
Weight: 0.97lbs
Size: 9.30h x 6.34w x 0.84d
Award: Iowa High School Book Award - Nominee
Award: Tayshas Reading - Commended
Award: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - Recommended
Award: Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award - Nominee
Award: Grand Canyon Reader Award - Nominee
Award: Volunteer State Book Awards - Nominee
Award: Delaware Diamonds Award - Nominee
Award: Young Reader's Choice Award - Nominee
Award: Michael L. Printz Award - Honor Book
Award: L.A. Times Book Prize - Finalist

Review Citations: Kirkus Review - Children 08/15/2006 pg. 841
Booklist 08/01/2006 pg. 75
School Library Journal 09/01/2006 pg. 206
Publishers Weekly 09/04/2006 pg. 69
Kliatt 09/01/2006 pg. 12
Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2006 pg. 583
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 10/01/2006 pg. 69 - Recommended
Voice of Youth Advocates 10/01/2006 pg. 328 - Recommended - Better Than Most
Kirkus Best Children's Books 12/01/2006 pg. 8
New York Times 11/12/2006 pg. 40
Booklist Ed Choice Youth 01/01/2007 pg. 12
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2007 pg. 92 - Outstanding, Noteworthy In Style
ALA Best Books Young Adults 01/01/2007 pg. 1

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 108588 / Abundance of Katherines
Reading Level: 5.6 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 10