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Author: Paolo Bacigalupi
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Young adult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paolo Bacigalupi
ISBN: 9780316056199 0316056197
OCLC Number: 755494249
Notes: 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.
Awards: Junior Library Guild selection
National Book Award Honor for Young People's Literature, 2010
Michael L. Printz Award, 2011
Description: 324 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Paolo Bacigalupi.

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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.

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