Looking for Alaska

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New York : Speak, 2007.
9780142402511, 0142402516, 9781435249158, 1435249151, 9780142412213, 014241221X
NOW A HULU ORIGINAL SERIES! The award-winning, genre-defining debut from John Green, the #1 bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down and The Fault in Our Stars

Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award * A Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist * A New York Times Bestseller * A USA Today Bestseller * NPR's Top Ten Best-Ever Teen Novels * TIME magazine's 100 Best Young Adult Novels of All Time * A PBS Great American Read Selection * Millions of copies sold! First drink. First prank. First friend. First love. Last words. Miles Halter is fascinated by famous last words--and tired of his safe life at home. He leaves for boarding school to seek what the dying poet François Rabelais called the "Great Perhaps." Much awaits Miles at Culver Creek, including Alaska Young, who will pull Miles into her labyrinth and catapult him into the Great Perhaps. Looking for Alaska brilliantly chronicles the indelible impact one life can have on another. A modern classic, this stunning debut marked #1 bestselling author John Green's arrival as a groundbreaking new voice in contemporary fiction. Newly updated edition includes a brand-new Readers' Guide featuring a Q&A with author John Green

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221 pages, 23 unnumbered pages ; 21 cm
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Level 5.8, 11 Points
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General Note
Originally published: New York : Dutton Children's Books, 2005.
General Note
Includes an excerpt of author's "An Abundance of Katherines."
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.
Target Audience
Target Audience
Grades 9+.
Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2006.
APA Citation (style guide)

Green, J. (2007). Looking for Alaska. New York: Speak.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Green, John, 1977-. 2007. Looking for Alaska. New York: Speak.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Green, John, 1977-, Looking for Alaska. New York: Speak, 2007.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Green, John. Looking for Alaska. New York: Speak, 2007. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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