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YA Book Club – Ship Breaker

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Event:
YA Book Club – Ship Breaker
Start:
July 27, 2013 1:00 pm
End:
July 27, 2013 2:00 pm
Updated:
July 11, 2013

Grades 7-12 come out and join us for a reading of Ship Breaker, by Paolo Bacigalupi.

images (1)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…