The living /
by de la Peña, Matt.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Delacorte Press, Edition: First edition.Description: 311 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780385741200 (hbk.) :; 0385741200 (hbk.); 9780375989919; 0375989919.Title notes: $17.99 12-2013 (db)Subject(s): Survival -- Juvenile fiction | Natural disasters -- Juvenile fiction | Diseases -- Juvenile fiction | Cruise ships -- Juvenile fiction | Mexican Americans -- Juvenile fiction | Survival -- Fiction | Natural disasters -- Fiction | Diseases -- Fiction | Cruise ships -- Fiction | Mexican Americans -- Fiction | Young adult fictionSummary: After an earthquake destroys California and a tsunami wrecks the luxury cruise ship where he is a summer employee, high schooler Shy confronts another deadly surprise.
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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-] <br> <br> 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.<br> 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.<br> The earthquake is only the first disaster. Suddenly it's a fight to survive for those left living. <br> Look for the thrilling sequel, The Hunted , in bookstores now!<br> <br> Praise for The Living : <br> <br> "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-<br> <br> "Action is first and foremost. . . . De la Pe#65533;a can uncork delicate but vivid scenes. " -- The New York Times <br> <br> "[ 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<br> <br> "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 <br> <br> [ STAR ] " An addictive page-turner and character-driven literary novel with broad appeal for fans of both."- Kirkus Reviews, Starred<br> <br> [ STAR ] " An excellent, enthralling ride ...a great read for those looking for adventure and survival stories."- VOYA , Starred<br> <br> A Pura Belpr#65533; Author Honor Award Winner <br> <br> An ALSC Notable Children's Book Pick
$17.99 12-2013 (db)
After an earthquake destroys California and a tsunami wrecks the luxury cruise ship where he is a summer employee, high schooler Shy confronts another deadly surprise.