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The Resource Looking for alaska, John Green, (electronic resource.)

Looking for alaska, John Green, (electronic resource.)

Label
Looking for alaska
Title
Looking for alaska
Statement of responsibility
John Green
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The award-winning, genre-defining debut from #1 bestselling author of The Fault in Our StarsWinner of the Michael L. Printz AwardLos Angeles Times Book Prize FinalistNew York Times bestsellerBefore. Miles "Pudge" Halter is done with his safe life at home. His whole life has been one big non-event, and his obsession with famous last words has only made him crave "the Great Perhaps" even more (Francois Rabelais, poet). He heads off to the sometimes crazy and anything-but-boring world of Culver Creek Boarding School, and his life becomes the opposite of safe. Because down the hall is Alaska Young. The gorgeous, clever, funny, sexy, self-destructive, screwed up, and utterly fascinating Alaska Young. She is an event unto herself. She pulls Pudge into her world, launches him into the Great Perhaps, and steals his heart. Then. . . .After. Nothing is ever the same
Summary
Sixteen-year-old Miles' first year at Culver Creek Preparatory School in Alabama includes good friends and great pranks, but is defined by the search for answers about life and death after a fatal car crash
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2005
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 9-12, 2006.
  • Michael L. Printz Award, 2006.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2006
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2009
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2006
  • Inky Awards (Australia): Silver Inky, 2007.
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2005.
  • Great American Read, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
133056
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
850
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Looking for alaska, John Green, (electronic resource.)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=A78037CD-4334-4CB7-9E6A-5994F80A6FD3
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781101434208
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
A78037CD-4334-4CB7-9E6A-5994F80A6FD3
Label
Looking for alaska, John Green, (electronic resource.)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=A78037CD-4334-4CB7-9E6A-5994F80A6FD3
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781101434208
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
A78037CD-4334-4CB7-9E6A-5994F80A6FD3

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