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Looking for Alaska : a novel

Author: John Green
Publisher: New York : Dutton Children's Books, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Green, John, 1977-
Looking for Alaska.
New York : Dutton Children's Books, c2005
(OCoLC)734732947
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Green
ISBN: 0525475060 9780525475064
OCLC Number: 55633822
Awards: Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2006.
Target Audience: Young Adult
Description: 221 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: by John Green.
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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.

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Looking for Alaska by John Green

by powers56 (WorldCat user published 2009-10-09) Excellent Permalink

Green, John (2005). Looking for Alaska. New York: Dutton Books.

Set in an Alabama boarding school, the narrator, Pudge (so nicknamed because of his skinniness), tells the story of five friends trying to make it through their junior year together.  But tragedy strikes, and making...
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How will we ever get out of this labyrinth of suffering?

by storyjon@yahoo.com (WorldCat user published 2006-10-05) Excellent Permalink
One person may read John Green's YA novel LOOKING FOR ALASKA and see more than enough questionable behaviors to necessitate the public banning of a book. (Yes, some loonies out there actually suggested this.) Another might look past those things and see a tight-knit group of teens exploring the Great...
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