Publication Date: December 28, 2006. Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award, Los Angeles Times Book Prize and Finalist New York Times bestseller. "Looking for Alaska" is the award-winning, genre-defining debut from #1 bestselling author, John Green of "The Fault in Our Stars." Miles "Pudge" Halter is done with his safe life at home. His whole life has been one big non-event, and his obsession with famous last words has only made him crave "the Great Perhaps" even more (Francois Rabelais, poet). He heads off to the sometimes crazy and anything-but-boring world of Culver Creek Boarding School, and his life becomes the opposite of safe. Because down the hall is Alaska Young. The gorgeous, clever, funny, sexy, self-destructive, screwed up, and utterly fascinating Alaska Young. She is an event unto herself. She pulls Pudge into her world, launches him into the Great Perhaps and steals his heart. Then. . .nothing is ever the same. Grade Level Range: Grade 9 to High School.
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