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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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
334325
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
013-017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
690
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Ship breaker, by Paolo Bacigalupi
Link
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A novel"--Jacket
  • Booktrailer
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
326 p.
Isbn
9780316056212
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009034424
Note
SCIENCE FICTION
System control number
(OCoLC)449282270
Label
Ship breaker, by Paolo Bacigalupi
Link
<iframe width=560 height=315 src=http://www.youtube.com/embed/35JxCOo0sUY?rel=0 frameborder=0 ></iframe>
Publication
Note
  • "A novel"--Jacket
  • Booktrailer
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
326 p.
Isbn
9780316056212
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009034424
Note
SCIENCE FICTION
System control number
(OCoLC)449282270

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