Ship breaker: Ship Breaker Series, Book 1

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IL: MG+ - BL: 4.4 - AR Pts: 11
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This thrilling bestseller and National Book Award Finalist is a gritty, high-stakes adventure of a teenage boy faced with conflicting loyalties, set in a dark future America devastated by the forces of climate change. In America's flooded Gulf Coast region, oil is scarce, but loyalty is scarcer. Grounded oil tankers are being broken down for parts by crews of young people. Nailer, a teenage boy, works the light crew, scavenging for copper wiring just to make quota--and hopefully live to see another day. But when, by luck or by chance, he discovers an exquisite clipper ship beached during a recent hurricane, Nailer faces the most important decision of his life: Strip the ship for all it's worth or rescue its lone survivor, a beautiful and wealthy girl who could lead him to a better life.... In this powerful novel, Hugo and Nebula Award winning author Paolo Bacigalupi delivers a fast-paced adventure set in the vivid and raw, uncertain future of his companion novels The Drowned Cities and Tool of War . "Suzanne Collins may have put dystopian literature on the YA map with The Hunger Games ...but Bacigalupi is one of the genre's masters, employing inventively terrifying details in equally imaginative story lines." -- Los Angeles Times A New York Times Bestseller A Michael L. Printz Award Winner A National Book Award Finalist A VOYA 2010 Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers Book A Rolling Stone 40 Best YA Novels Book
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ISBN:
9780316056212
9781441883469
9780316056199
9780316163361
Reading Level:
MG+
Level 4.4, 11 Points
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 690L
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Grouped Work ID 6dde153e-6454-8092-626f-6d5a904cc9b6
Grouping Title ship breaker
Grouping Author bacigalupi paolo
Grouping Category book
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author Bacigalupi, Paolo.
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display_description 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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series Brilliance Audio on compact disc, Ship Breaker
series_with_volume Brilliance Audio on compact disc|, Ship Breaker|
subject_facet Adventure stories, American, Audiobooks, Clipper ships -- Fiction, Conduct of life, Conduct of life -- Fiction, Dystopias -- Fiction, Michael L. Printz Award -- 2011, Poverty -- Fiction, Recycling (Waste), Recycling (Waste) -- Fiction, Salvage -- Fiction, Science fiction, Science fiction, American, Shipwreck victims -- Fiction, Shipwrecks -- Fiction, Teenage boy/girl relations -- Fiction, Teenage boys -- Fiction, Violence in men -- Fiction, Young adult fiction
title_display Ship breaker
title_full Ship Breaker Ship Breaker Series, Book 1, Ship breaker / by Paolo Bacigalupi, Ship breaker [sound recording] / Paolo Bacigalupi
title_short Ship breaker
title_sub Ship Breaker Series, Book 1
topic_facet Adventure stories, American, Audiobooks, Clipper ships, Conduct of life, Dystopias, Michael L. Printz Award, Poverty, Recycling (Waste), Salvage, Science Fiction, Science fiction, Science fiction, American, Shipwreck victims, Shipwrecks, Teenage boy/girl relations, Teenage boys, Violence in men, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature, Young adult fiction