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Ship breaker

Author: Paolo Bacigalupi
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Little, Brown and Company, 2010. ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
In a futuristic world, teenaged Nailer scavenges copper wiring from grounded oil tankers for a living, but when he finds a beached clipper ship with a girl in the wreckage, he has to decide if he should strip the ship for its wealth or rescue the girl.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction, American
Science fiction, American
Science fiction
National Book Award for Young Perople's Literature: Honor
Michael L. Printz book award: Winner
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paolo Bacigalupi
ISBN: 9780316056212 0316056219 9781907411106 1907411100 9780316056199 0316056197
OCLC Number: 449282270
Notes: Companion to: The drowned cities.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
National Book Award Honor for Young People's Literature, 2010.
Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2011.
Target Audience: HL690L; Young Adult.
Description: 326 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Paolo Bacigalupi.


A dystopian thriller set one hundred years in the future, in the gulf coast region, after an environmental collapse  Read more...
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Praise for Ship Breaker"Bacigalupi's future earth is brilliantly imagined and its genesis anchored in contemporary issues...The characters are layered and complex, and their almost unthinkable Read more...

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