Woodard, Danielle. “Orbiting Jupiter Book Trailer” Online video clip. Youtube. Youtube, 8 Jul. 2016. Web. 9 Dec. 2016.
The main character in the novel “Orbiting Jupiter,” written by Gary D. Schmidt, is a troubled teen named Joseph. This compelling character is held in a prison trying to see someone he is very close to.The conflict involves him getting hurt trying to leave this prison called Stone Mountain. He feels that it is inequitable that he can't see someone that he is really close to ,and not only close but his own daughter. He is determined to change the way he feels because of what people are trying to do to keep his daughter away from him.