Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Shipbreaker by Paolo Bacigalupi

A story of a boy that lives in a harsh future world where life is fought for daily. He spends his time searching old abandoned ships for the copper that is so valuable. He lives a rough existence, working for his food by stripping these old abandoned tankers and selling the finds. One day he finds a beautiful beached ship with a wealthy girl aboard and he has to decide what he should do. Grade 6-8 won many awards