Looking for Alaska by John Green
Call Number: FIC GRE
Publication Date: 2006-12-28
The award-winning, genre-defining debut from John Green, the #1 international bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars Millions of copies sold! ★ Michael L. Printz Award Winner ★ Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist ★ NPR's 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels ★ TIME Magazine's 100 100 Best Young Adult Books of All Time ★ New York Times bestseller ★ USA Today bestseller 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.