Study Guide

Paper Towns Characters

By John Green

Quentin Jacobson

Quentin Jacobson is our narrator and protagonist. He's not your average young-adult hero, though....

Margo Roth Spiegelman

Margo Roth Spiegelman is the girl who "loved mysteries so much that she became one "...

Ben Starling

Ben Starling, self-proclaimed owner of the "World's Largest Balls" (2.16.14), is an...

Radar (Marcus)

Radar is Quentin and Ben's other friend, although sidekick might be a more accurate description....

Lacey Pemberton

Before we get to meet Lacey Pemberton firsthand, we get Margo Roth Spiegelman's opinion of her....

Minor Characters

This is the police officer who is supposed to find Margo Roth Spiegelman, but isn't really...