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Looking for Alaska

Author: John Green
Publisher: New York : Dutton Books, [2005] ©2005
Series: 2018 Great American Read.
Edition/Format:   Print 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: Young adult fiction
Juvenile materials
Young adult works
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Green, John, 1977-
Looking for Alaska.
New York : Dutton Children's Books, ©2005
(OCoLC)734732947
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Green
ISBN: 0525475060 9780525475064 141558902X 9781415589021 0142402516 9780142402511 9780142412213 014241221X 9781435249158 1435249151 9780605640153 0605640157 9781415668399 1415668396 9780007424832 0007424833
OCLC Number: 55633822
Awards: Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2006.
Target Audience: Young adult.; 850L
Description: 221 pages ; 22 cm
Series Title: 2018 Great American Read.
Responsibility: a novel by John Green.
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The unmissable first novel from bestselling and award-winning author of THE FAULT IN OUR STARS and TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN.  Read more...

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"Miles's narration is alive with sweet, self-deprecating humor, and his obvious struggle to tell the story truthfully adds to his believability." School Library Journal "What sings and soars Read more...

 
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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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