The living

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Newbery Award-winning author Matt de la Pe#65533;a's The Living is "a rare thing: a plot-driven YA with characters worthy of a John Green novel." [ Entertainment Weekly , A-] Shy took the summer job to make some money. In a few months on a luxury cruise liner, he'll rake in the tips and be able to help his mom and sister out with the bills. And how bad can it be? Bikinis, free food, maybe even a girl or two--every cruise has different passengers, after all.    But everything changes when the Big One hits. Shy's only weeks out at sea when an earthquake more massive than ever before recorded hits California, and his life is forever changed.    The earthquake is only the first disaster. Suddenly it's a fight to survive for those left living.    Look for the thrilling sequel, The Hunted , in bookstores now! Praise for The Living : "De la Pe#65533;a has created a rare thing: a plot-driven YA with characters worthy of a John Green novel. "- Entertainment Weekly , A-   "Action is first and foremost. . . . De la Pe#65533;a can uncork delicate but vivid scenes. " -- The New York Times "[ The Living ] is special because of its extraordinary protagonist , Shy, who I haven't been able to shake from my mind in the weeks since I read the book."-John Green, author of The Fault in Our Stars "There's no way to classify The Living . It's everything I love mixed into one fantastic, relentless, action-packed story. As always with Matt, the characters are the best part. So real. I loved this book."-James Dashner, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Maze Runner series [ STAR ] " An addictive page-turner and character-driven literary novel with broad appeal for fans of both."- Kirkus Reviews, Starred [ STAR ] " An excellent, enthralling ride ...a great read for those looking for adventure and survival stories."- VOYA , Starred A Pura Belpr#65533; Author Honor Award Winner An ALSC Notable Children's Book Pick
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Level 5, 11 Points
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HL: High-Low 700L
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Grouping Title living
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Last Grouping Update 2018-09-24 23:30:52PM
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auth_author2 Leyva, Henry,
author de la Pea?, Matt.
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display_description When a massive earthquake strikes near the California coast, the resulting tidal waves capsized the cruise liner Shy happens to be working on at the time. Stuck out at sea with one other survivor, Shy must find a way to endure what is to come in order to stay alive.
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series The living
series_with_volume The living|1
subject_facet Adventure fiction, Audiobooks, Cruise ships -- Fiction, Diseases -- Fiction, Diseases. -- Fiction, Mexican Americans -- Fiction, Natural disasters -- Fiction, Natural disasters. -- Fiction, Survival -- Fiction, Young adult fiction, Young adult fiction, American
title_display The living
title_full The living / Matt de la Pea?, The living / Matt de la Peña, The living / Matt de la Peña
title_short The living
topic_facet Audiobooks, Cruise ships, Diseases, Mexican Americans, Natural disasters, Survival, Young adult fiction, Young adult fiction, American