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Looking for Alaska

3 Ratings: 3.7
A book by John Green

Grade 9 Up - Sixteen-year-old Miles Halter's adolescence has been one long nonevent - no challenge, no girls, no mischief, and no real friends. Seeking what Rabelais called the "Great Perhaps," he leaves Florida for a boarding school in … see full wiki

Tags: Books, Young Adult Fiction, Teen Books, John Green
Author: John Green
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
Publisher: Speak
2 reviews about Looking for Alaska
review by . August 09, 2010
This was such a great book. Told in two parts the "Before" and the "After". Throughout its pages we meet Miles "Pudge" Halter. He's recently left home and is now enrolled at Culver Creek a boarding school - seeking his "Great Perhaps." Looking for Alaska chronicles his ordinary life - leaving behind his former Florida high school and moving out to Alabama. There he finally feels that he fits in. He makes friends with the Colonel, his roommate, Lara Buterskaya, Takumi, and last but definitely not …
Quick Tip by . November 06, 2010
Book that best resembles my high school experience in boarding school. I can have a hard time connecting with books about public high school.
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