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, teenager, 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
  • National Book Award Honor for Young People's Literature, 2010
  • Michael L. Printz Award, 2011
  • Eliot Rosewater Nominee, 2012-2013.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
334325
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bacigalupi, Paolo
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.B132185
LC item number
Sh 2011
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
690
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Conduct of life
  • Recycling (Waste)
  • Science fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Ship breaker, by Paolo Bacigalupi
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes sneak preview of The Drowned Cities, a companion novel to Ship Breaker
  • Originally published in hardcover in May 2010 by Little, Brown and Company
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19507817
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
326 pages
Isbn
9780316056199
Lccn
bl2011029262
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Ship breaker, by Paolo Bacigalupi
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes sneak preview of The Drowned Cities, a companion novel to Ship Breaker
  • Originally published in hardcover in May 2010 by Little, Brown and Company
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19507817
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
326 pages
Isbn
9780316056199
Lccn
bl2011029262
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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