Ship Breaker

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Ship Breaker

by Paolo Bacigalupi

ISBN: 9780316056212

First Release:

July 2010

Everyone in Nailer's impoverished coastal town is looking for a Lucky Strike-an escape hatch from a lifetime of hard labor and uncertainty. So when Nailer discovers a beached clipper ship, he's ecstatic. Scavenged for parts, it'll make him the richest person in town. But only if he kills the ship's one surviving passenger.
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  • ISBN: 9780316056212
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: -
    Publisher: Little, Brown
    Page Count: 336
    Trim Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/4"
    Dewey Classification: F
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.4, Points: 11
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 5.3, Points: 0
    Lexile: Level: HL690L
    Awards & Honors: 2011 Printz Award; 2011 BooklistTop 10 SF/Fantasy for Youth; 2010 National Book Award Finalist, Young People’s Literature; 2011 Nebula Award Nominee; 2011 ALA Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults; 2011 ALA Notable Children’s Books, Older Readers; 2011 Top 10 Books for Youth, Environment; Publishers Weekly Best; Children's Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Children's Choices - Best Books of 2011, Science Fiction, ages 14 & up; Children’s Books 2010, Fiction
    Genre: Fiction.
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