Thorndike Press

Looking for Alaska

  • John Green
  • Offered By: Thorndike Striving Reader
  • ISBN-10: 1410477541
  • ISBN-13: 9781410477545
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.15 lbs ( .52 kgs)
  • 354 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released May 2015
  • Bestsellers

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Young Adult - Large Print Standing Order Plan

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Offers the best of young adult literature in a large print format‚ designed for reading levels from grades 8 through 12 and beyond. These are high-appeal titles with adult crossover potential.



A New York Times Bestseller
Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award
An ALA Top 10 Best Book for Young Adults and Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Readers
A 2005 Booklist Editors’ Choice‚ Kirkus Best Book‚

Before. Miles “Pudge” Halter is done with his safe life at home‚ and his obsession with famous last words only makes him crave “the Great Perhaps” (Rabelais). But at Culver Creek Boarding School‚ life becomes the opposite of safe. Because of gorgeous‚ clever‚ funny‚ sexy‚ self-destructive‚ screwed up Alaska Young. She pulls Pudge into her world‚ launches him into the Great Perhaps‚ and steals his heart.

After. Nothing is ever the same.


Customer Reviews

"Miles's narration is alive with sweet, self-deprecating humor, and his obvious struggle to tell the story truthfully adds to his believability."

— School Library Journal, starred