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Publisher Comments:

New York Times Bestseller

Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award

An ALA Best Book for Young Adults

An ALA Quick Pick

A Los Angeles Times 2005 Book Prize Finalist

A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age

A 2005 Booklist Editors Choice

A 2005 School Library Journal Best Book of the Year

Before. 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. . . . After. Nothing is ever the same.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Synopsis:

Before. Miles “Pudge” Halter’s whole life has been one big non-event. Then he heads off to the sometimes crazy, possibly unstable, and anything-butboring 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 pulls Pudge into her world, launches him into a new life, and steals his heart. After. Nothing is ever the same.

The Printz Award–winning modern classic is now available in the successful Premium Edition format with a bonus

Synopsis:

The award-winning, genre-defining debut from #1 bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars

Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award

Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist

New York Times bestseller

First drink

First prank

First friend

First girl

Last words

Miles "Pudge" Halter is abandoning his safe-okay, boring-life. Fascinated by the last words of famous people, Pudge leaves for boarding school to seek what a dying Rabelais called the "Great Perhaps."

Pudge becomes encircled by friends whose lives are everything but safe and boring. Their nucleus is razor-sharp, sexy, and self-destructive Alaska, who has perfected the arts of pranking and evading school rules. Pudge falls impossibly in love. When tragedy strikes the close-knit group, it is only in coming face-to-face with death that Pudge discovers the value of living and loving unconditionally.

John Green's stunning debut marks the arrival of a stand-out new voice in young adult fiction.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About the Author

John Green is the author of Looking for Alaska and An Abundance of Katherines. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781595145161
Author:
Asher, Jay
Publisher:
Razorbill
Author:
Green, John
Author:
Forman, Gayle
Author:
Mackler, Carolyn
Subject:
Situations / Dating & Sex
Subject:
School & Education
Subject:
Mysteries & Detective Stories
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Situations / Adolescence
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20121016
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
None
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 12

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"Synopsis" by ,

Before. Miles “Pudge” Halter’s whole life has been one big non-event. Then he heads off to the sometimes crazy, possibly unstable, and anything-butboring 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 pulls Pudge into her world, launches him into a new life, and steals his heart. After. Nothing is ever the same.

The Printz Award–winning modern classic is now available in the successful Premium Edition format with a bonus

"Synopsis" by ,
The award-winning, genre-defining debut from #1 bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars

Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award

Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist

New York Times bestseller

First drink

First prank

First friend

First girl

Last words

Miles "Pudge" Halter is abandoning his safe-okay, boring-life. Fascinated by the last words of famous people, Pudge leaves for boarding school to seek what a dying Rabelais called the "Great Perhaps."

Pudge becomes encircled by friends whose lives are everything but safe and boring. Their nucleus is razor-sharp, sexy, and self-destructive Alaska, who has perfected the arts of pranking and evading school rules. Pudge falls impossibly in love. When tragedy strikes the close-knit group, it is only in coming face-to-face with death that Pudge discovers the value of living and loving unconditionally.

John Green's stunning debut marks the arrival of a stand-out new voice in young adult fiction.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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