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Alan M. Gratz

Autor(a) de Refugee

37+ Works 9,384 Membros 330 Críticas 3 Favorited

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Obras por Alan M. Gratz

Refugee (2017) 2,198 exemplares
Prisoner B-3087 (2013) 1,349 exemplares
Ban This Book (2017) 840 exemplares
Projekt 1065 (2016) 724 exemplares
Ground Zero (2021) 641 exemplares
Grenade (2018) 619 exemplares
Allies (2019) 546 exemplares
The Brooklyn Nine (2009) 447 exemplares
Code of Honor (2015) 433 exemplares
Samurai Shortstop (2006) 280 exemplares
Two Degrees (2022) 268 exemplares
Resist: A Story of D-Day (2019) 189 exemplares
The League of Seven (2014) 173 exemplares
Something Rotten (2007) 172 exemplares
Something Wicked (2008) 93 exemplares
Captain America: The Ghost Army (2023) — Autor — 91 exemplares
The Dragon Lantern (2015) 72 exemplares
Heroes: A Novel of Pearl Harbor (2024) 72 exemplares
Fantasy Baseball (2011) 49 exemplares
The Monster War (2016) 38 exemplares
Heroes 5 exemplares
Dos grados (2023) 5 exemplares
Hero of the Five Points (2014) 3 exemplares
Vluchteling (2017) 2 exemplares
Join or Die 2 exemplares
De laatste granaat (2023) 1 exemplar
League of Seven 1 exemplar
Menekültek (2018) 1 exemplar
Ground Zero (2022) 1 exemplar
Samura1 Shortstop 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Half-Minute Horrors (2009) — Contribuidor — 279 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.



This story gives three stories of three different refugees in their respective eras. All of them come from different countries and have ha different experiences, however they all struggled as refugees and really gives a first person perspective on what a refugee can go through.
BayleeG | 77 outras críticas | May 2, 2024 |
I started this with my kids because my son is doing a novel study on it in school. Then I went ahead and finished it on my own because it’s riveting and I didn’t want to wait. It goes between two stories, one of a boy who’s in the North Tower on 9/11, and the other of a girl in Afghanistan in 2019. It is so expertly woven, and having the two different perspectives and timelines (with distinct parallels) adds so much to the depth of the big picture. I hadn’t talked much with my kids about 9/11 before, but this has been an impactful and helpful tool for discussing it together.… (mais)
jnoshields | 19 outras críticas | Apr 24, 2024 |
The book focuses on the story of how 9/11 affects two different children; Brandon, an American who goes to work at the World Trade Center with his dad on 9/11, and Rashmina, an Afghan girl who longs for peace and progress in her country, and who comes across an injured American soldier in her village. Both children are forced to take a very hard look at the world around them; Brandon needs to do everything he can to survive once the plane hits the WTC building that he and his dad are in, and Rashmina needs to decide whether helping the injured American soldier is a good idea, or if it will ultimately cost her and her family their own lives. This is a great story because readers are able to see two very different perspectives on what was happening around them on 9/11. In a way, both of them are in danger, either from the terrorist attacks or their own society, and both must learn to navigate world that's not as safe or black and white as they had thought.… (mais)
RaeDCordova | 19 outras críticas | Apr 17, 2024 |
Este livro é baseado na vida de Ruth e Jack Gruener. Em 1939, aos 10 anos, Yanek Gruener assiste à invasão da Polônia pelo exército alemão, estopim da Segunda Guerra Mundial. Do início ao fim do conflito, o garoto passa por dez campos de concentração e enfrenta viagens em vagões de gado. Faminto, sujo e subjugado, ele é um exemplo de perseverança. Sua jornada é contada neste tocante relato.
Naves3516 | 45 outras críticas | Apr 16, 2024 |



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