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Looking for Alaska

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Book Title
Looking for Alaska
Author
John Green
ISBN
9780525475064
The award-winning, genre-defining debut from John Green, the #1 international bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down and The Fault in Our Stars Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist New York Times bestseller First drink First prank First friend First girl Last words Miles "Pudge" Halter is abandoning his safe-okay, boring-life. Fascinated by the last words of famous people, Pudge leaves for boarding school to seek what a dying Rabelais called the "Great Perhaps." Pudge becomes encircled by friends whose lives are everything but safe and boring. Their nucleus is razor-sharp, sexy, and self-destructive Alaska, who has perfected the arts of pranking and evading school rules. Pudge falls impossibly in love. When tragedy strikes the close-knit group, it is only in coming face-to-face with death that Pudge discovers the value of living and loving unconditionally. John Green's stunning debut marks the arrival of a stand-out new voice in young adult fiction.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: John GreenPublisher: Dutton Books for Young ReadersPublished: 03/03/2005ISBN: 9780525475064Pages: 221Weight: 0.88lbsSize: 8.70h x 5.68w x 0.89dAward: Buckeye Children's Book Award - NomineeAward: Virginia Readers Choice Award - NomineeAward: Iowa High School Book Award - NomineeAward: Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers - NomineeAward: Kentucky Bluegrass Award - WinnerAward: Tayshas Reading - CommendedAward: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - RecommendedAward: Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award - NomineeAward: Volunteer State Book Awards - NomineeAward: Rhode Island Teen Book Award - NomineeAward: Heartland Award - Honor BookAward: Young Reader's Choice Award - NomineeAward: Michael L. Printz Award - WinnerAward: L.A. Times Book Prize - FinalistReview Citations: Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2005 pg. 334 - Superior,Well Above AverageBulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 02/01/2005 pg. 252 - Book Of Special DistinctionHorn Book Magazine 03/01/2005 pg. 201School Library Journal 02/15/2005 pg. 136School Library Journal 02/01/2005 pg. 136Kirkus Review - Children 03/01/2005 pg. 287Entertainment Weekly 03/11/2005 pg. 107Publishers Weekly 02/07/2005 pg. 61Kliatt 03/01/2005 pg. 12Voice of Youth Advocates 04/01/2005 pg. 39Kirkus Best Children's Books 12/01/2005 pg. 6SLJ's Best Books 12/01/2005 pg. 45Booklist Ed Choice Youth 01/01/2006 pg. 12ALA Best Books Young Adults 03/01/2006 pg. 7ALA Recmd for Reluctant YA's 03/01/2006 pg. 33Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 86391 / Looking for AlaskaReading Level: 5.8 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 11
The award-winning, genre-defining debut from John Green, the #1 international bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down and The Fault in Our Stars

Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award
Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist
New York Times bestseller

First drink
First prank
First friend
First girl
Last words

Miles "Pudge" Halter is abandoning his safe-okay, boring-life. Fascinated by the last words of famous people, Pudge leaves for boarding school to seek what a dying Rabelais called the "Great Perhaps."
Pudge becomes encircled by friends whose lives are everything but safe and boring. Their nucleus is razor-sharp, sexy, and self-destructive Alaska, who has perfected the arts of pranking and evading school rules. Pudge falls impossibly in love. When tragedy strikes the close-knit group, it is only in coming face-to-face with death that Pudge discovers the value of living and loving unconditionally.
John Green's stunning debut marks the arrival of a stand-out new voice in young adult fiction.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: John Green
Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers
Published: 03/03/2005
ISBN: 9780525475064
Pages: 221
Weight: 0.88lbs
Size: 8.70h x 5.68w x 0.89d
Award: Buckeye Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: Virginia Readers Choice Award - Nominee
Award: Iowa High School Book Award - Nominee
Award: Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers - Nominee
Award: Kentucky Bluegrass Award - Winner
Award: Tayshas Reading - Commended
Award: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - Recommended
Award: Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award - Nominee
Award: Volunteer State Book Awards - Nominee
Award: Rhode Island Teen Book Award - Nominee
Award: Heartland Award - Honor Book
Award: Young Reader's Choice Award - Nominee
Award: Michael L. Printz Award - Winner
Award: L.A. Times Book Prize - Finalist

Review Citations: Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2005 pg. 334 - Superior,Well Above Average
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 02/01/2005 pg. 252 - Book Of Special Distinction
Horn Book Magazine 03/01/2005 pg. 201
School Library Journal 02/15/2005 pg. 136
School Library Journal 02/01/2005 pg. 136
Kirkus Review - Children 03/01/2005 pg. 287
Entertainment Weekly 03/11/2005 pg. 107
Publishers Weekly 02/07/2005 pg. 61
Kliatt 03/01/2005 pg. 12
Voice of Youth Advocates 04/01/2005 pg. 39
Kirkus Best Children's Books 12/01/2005 pg. 6
SLJ's Best Books 12/01/2005 pg. 45
Booklist Ed Choice Youth 01/01/2006 pg. 12
ALA Best Books Young Adults 03/01/2006 pg. 7
ALA Recmd for Reluctant YA's 03/01/2006 pg. 33

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 86391 / Looking for Alaska
Reading Level: 5.8 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 11
The award-winning, genre-defining debut from John Green, the #1 international bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down and The Fault in Our Stars

Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award
Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist
New York Times bestseller

First drink
First prank
First friend
First girl
Last words

Miles "Pudge" Halter is abandoning his safe-okay, boring-life. Fascinated by the last words of famous people, Pudge leaves for boarding school to seek what a dying Rabelais called the "Great Perhaps."
Pudge becomes encircled by friends whose lives are everything but safe and boring. Their nucleus is razor-sharp, sexy, and self-destructive Alaska, who has perfected the arts of pranking and evading school rules. Pudge falls impossibly in love. When tragedy strikes the close-knit group, it is only in coming face-to-face with death that Pudge discovers the value of living and loving unconditionally.
John Green's stunning debut marks the arrival of a stand-out new voice in young adult fiction.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: John Green
Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers
Published: 03/03/2005
ISBN: 9780525475064
Pages: 221
Weight: 0.88lbs
Size: 8.70h x 5.68w x 0.89d
Award: Buckeye Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: Virginia Readers Choice Award - Nominee
Award: Iowa High School Book Award - Nominee
Award: Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers - Nominee
Award: Kentucky Bluegrass Award - Winner
Award: Tayshas Reading - Commended
Award: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - Recommended
Award: Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award - Nominee
Award: Volunteer State Book Awards - Nominee
Award: Rhode Island Teen Book Award - Nominee
Award: Heartland Award - Honor Book
Award: Young Reader's Choice Award - Nominee
Award: Michael L. Printz Award - Winner
Award: L.A. Times Book Prize - Finalist

Review Citations: Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2005 pg. 334 - Superior,Well Above Average
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 02/01/2005 pg. 252 - Book Of Special Distinction
Horn Book Magazine 03/01/2005 pg. 201
School Library Journal 02/15/2005 pg. 136
School Library Journal 02/01/2005 pg. 136
Kirkus Review - Children 03/01/2005 pg. 287
Entertainment Weekly 03/11/2005 pg. 107
Publishers Weekly 02/07/2005 pg. 61
Kliatt 03/01/2005 pg. 12
Voice of Youth Advocates 04/01/2005 pg. 39
Kirkus Best Children's Books 12/01/2005 pg. 6
SLJ's Best Books 12/01/2005 pg. 45
Booklist Ed Choice Youth 01/01/2006 pg. 12
ALA Best Books Young Adults 03/01/2006 pg. 7
ALA Recmd for Reluctant YA's 03/01/2006 pg. 33

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 86391 / Looking for Alaska
Reading Level: 5.8 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 11