The timeline below shows where the symbol Margo’s Notebook appears in Paper Towns. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 2, Chapter 16
...gone, Quentin and his friends look around the rooms. Lacey says she remembers Margo’s black notebook, though she never saw Margo writing in it. She feels terrible for never asking Margo... (full context)
Part 2, Chapter 18
...studies for his Latin final and talks with Lacey over instant messenger about Margo’s black notebook. They agree that Margo must have used it to plan her schemes and dramatic gestures.... (full context)
Part 3, Agloe
...what was and wasn’t intentional, and what everything meant. Margo begins by showing him her notebook. She explains that, when she was ten years old, she began writing a detective story... (full context)
...a life in Orlando, but she stops his explanation with another kiss. They bury the notebook, saying “Godspeed” to their childhood selves, and to Robert Joyner. Back in the barn, Quentin... (full context)