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The Resource Ship breaker, by Paolo Bacigalupi

Ship breaker, by Paolo Bacigalupi

Label
Ship breaker
Title
Ship breaker
Statement of responsibility
by Paolo Bacigalupi
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
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
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Great Lakes Great Books Award (Michigan), Grades 9-12, 2011.
  • Locus Young Adult Book Award, 2011.
  • Michael L. Printz Award, 2011.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2016
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2011
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2011
Awards note
  • A Junior Library Guild selection.
  • National Book Award Honor for Young People's Literature, 2010.
  • Michael L. Printz Award, 2011.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
334325
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Intended audience
HL690L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG+
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
690
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
Reading level
4.4
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Ship breaker, by Paolo Bacigalupi
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes an excerpt from "The drowned cities" by Paolo Bacigalupi
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
324 pages, 22 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780316056199
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Ship breaker, by Paolo Bacigalupi
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes an excerpt from "The drowned cities" by Paolo Bacigalupi
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
324 pages, 22 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780316056199
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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