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Author: Paolo Bacigalupi
Publisher: London : Atom, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a futuristic world, teenage boy 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 of its wealth or rescue the girl.
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Genre/Form: Dystopias
Young adult fiction
Fiction
Young adult works
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paolo Bacigalupi
ISBN: 9781907411106 1907411100 9780316056212 0316056219
OCLC Number: 751665120
Notes: Originally published: New York: Little, Brown, 2010.
Awards: Winner of Locus Awards (Young Adult) 2011
Winner of Michael L. Printz Award (Young Adult) 2011
Commended for National Book Awards (Young People's Lit.) 2010
Commended for Texas Lone Star Reading List 2011
Commended for Tayshas Reading 2011
Commended for Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens (Fourteen and Up) 2011
Commended for Cybils (Fantasy/Sci-Fi/YA) 2010
Short-listed for Young Reader's Choice Award (Senior/Grades 10-12) 2013
Description: 326 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: by Paolo Bacigalupi.

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Award-winning author Paolo Bacigalupi delivers a thrilling, fast-paced adventure set in a vivid and raw, uncertain future.  Read more...

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* "This thriller will grab and keep readers' attentions as Nailer and Nita 'crew up' in their fight to survive."-- "The Horn Book", starred review

 
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