Tuesday, January 18, 2011

2011 Michael L. Printz Award

Need a good book to read this winter? Why not try Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi. Ship Breaker won the 2001 Michael L. Printz Award and is sure to be a good one.
In America's Gulf Coast region, where grounded oil tankers are being broken down for parts, Nailer, a teenage boy, works the light crew, scavenging for copper wiring just to make quota--and hopefully live to see another day. But when, by luck or chance, he discovers an exquisite clipper ship beached during a recent hurricane, Nailer faces the most important decision of his life: Strip the ship for all it's worth or rescue its lone survivor, a beautiful and wealthy girl who could lead him to a better life. . . .
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