Ship breaker /

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by Bacigalupi, Paolo.
[ 02. English Fiction ] Published by : Little, Brown, (New York :) Physical details: 326 p. ; 21 cm. Subject(s): Conduct of life --Fiction. | Recycling (Waste, etc.) --Fiction. Year : 2011 02. English Fiction Item type : 02. English Fiction
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Bluefield High School F BAC Available

Includes sneak preview of The Drowned Cities, a companion novel to Ship Breaker.

First published in hardcover in May 2010 by Little, Brown and Company.

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.

Junior Library Guild selection.

National Book Award Honor for Young People's Literature, 2010.

Michael L. Printz Award, 2011.