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Alan M. Gratz

Autor(a) de Refugee

35+ Works 8,883 Membros 324 Críticas 3 Favorited

About the Author

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Obras por Alan M. Gratz

Refugee (2017) 2,092 exemplares
Prisoner B-3087 (2013) 1,303 exemplares
Ban This Book (2017) 788 exemplares
Projekt 1065 (2016) 688 exemplares
Ground Zero (2021) 597 exemplares
Grenade (2018) 597 exemplares
Allies (2019) 507 exemplares
The Brooklyn Nine (2009) 436 exemplares
Code of Honor (2015) 412 exemplares
Samurai Shortstop (2006) 276 exemplares
Two Degrees (2022) 227 exemplares
Resist: A Story of D-Day (2019) 183 exemplares
The League of Seven (2014) 173 exemplares
Something Rotten (2007) 167 exemplares
Something Wicked (2008) 90 exemplares
Captain America: The Ghost Army (2023) — Autor — 86 exemplares
The Dragon Lantern (2015) 70 exemplares
Fantasy Baseball (2011) 49 exemplares
The Monster War (2016) 37 exemplares
Heroes: A Novel of Pearl Harbor (2024) 24 exemplares
Dos grados (2023) 4 exemplares
Hero of the Five Points (2014) 3 exemplares
Vluchteling (2017) 2 exemplares
Join or Die 2 exemplares
League of Seven 1 exemplar
De laatste granaat (2023) 1 exemplar
Twee graden (2023) 1 exemplar
Menekültek (2020) 1 exemplar
Ground Zero (2022) 1 exemplar
Samura1 Shortstop 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Half-Minute Horrors (2009) — Contribuidor — 276 exemplares


Conhecimento Comum

Nome canónico
Gratz, Alan M.
Data de nascimento
Local de nascimento
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
Locais de residência
Penland, North Carolina, USA
University of Tennessee (BA - Creative Writing, MS - English Education)
young adult writer
Authors Guild
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
Prémios e menções honrosas
Best Books for Young Adults (Top Ten, 2007)
Barry Goldblatt

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Alan Michael Gratz (born January 27, 1972) is the author of 16 novels for young adults including Prisoner B-3087, Code of Honor and Refugee.

Gratz was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. He holds a B.A. in Creative Writing and a Master's degree in English Education, both from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Gratz lives in Asheville, North Carolina.

I'm the author of a number of books for young readers, including Refugee,Ban This Book, Prisoner B-3087, Code of Honor, Projekt 1065, the League of Seven series, and The Brooklyn Nine. I live in the mountains of western North Carolina with my family, where I enjoy reading, playing games, and eating pizza.



And I thought the first book was good! Dragon Lantern pulls out all the stops and seriously ups the ante in this League of Seven novel. Great action, super suspense, and characters you really care about. Can't wait for book three!
Byakhee | 2 outras críticas | Feb 21, 2024 |
This middle-grade book by Alan Gratz is the most fun novel I've read this year. If you like steampunk, robots, ray guns, dirigibles, monsters, puzzles, and adventure, you need to read this book -- no matter how old you are. Can't wait for books 2 and 3!
Byakhee | 5 outras críticas | Feb 21, 2024 |
"The Monster War" is an awesome ending to a fun trilogy. You can't really go wrong with ninja robots, giant monsters, superpowers, and steampunk blended together in a rollicking adventure. I only wish there were another trilogy set in the same world coming along. Here's hoping it will happen someday.
Byakhee | 1 outra crítica | Feb 21, 2024 |
First sentence: "It's an attack!" Stanley cried. "Enemy airplanes--dozens of them. Coming in low over the water!"

Premise/plot: Frank and Stanley are best friends living on [one of the islands] of Hawaii in December 1941. When the novel opens, these two are bonding over comic book superheroes. In fact, these two want to write and illustrate their own comic book series. So many ideas. So much potential. But that near-perfect day is soured when bullies enter the scene. Stanley stands up to the bullies, and Frank, well, Frank is too scared to stand up for what's right and just. The next day, December 7, will be a big day. Frank must find a way to repair his relationship with Stanley. The two will be going on a tour of a battleship. But Frank's confession of a deep, dark secret takes second place to the drama-trauma of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Can Frank and Stanley be heroes when it counts the most?

My thoughts: I LOVED, LOVED, LOVED, LOVED, LOVED, LOVED, LOVED, LOVED, crazy-loved this historical novel for children and middle grade. Definitely my best read of the year--granted it is February. I loved Frank. I loved Stanley. I loved all the talk of superheroes and origin stories and comic books. I loved the creativity. I loved the HEART and substance of this one. I thought the book was great at SHOWING and not telling. Of course, that is my perspective. I loved the narrative. The writing was outstanding.

I already want to reread this one.
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blbooks | 2 outras críticas | Feb 20, 2024 |



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