Alan Gratz - 'Refugee'

Imagine leaving all you know with hardly a possession and risking your life in the hope of just surviving.  Now imagine it happening to a child.  NC author Alan Gratz shares Refugee with us on Wednesday, July 26 at 7 pm.  Across decades and continents, these interconnecting stories of three different children are sadly timely.  Ages 9+. Alan's books are a staple of the NC Battle of the Books' lists. Prisoner B-3087 is on the current middle school list. The Brooklyn Nine is a past entry. 

"Some novels are engaging and some novels are important. Refugee is both." -- New York Times bestselling author Ruta Sepetys (Salt to the Sea). 


Event date: 
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
North Hills
4209-100 Lassiter Mill Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
Refugee Cover Image
ISBN: 9780545880831
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - July 25th, 2017

Can’t make it? To request a signed or personalized copy, call 919-828-1588 or contact (at least 48 hours in advance for email) to check availability.

Prisoner B-3087 Cover Image
ISBN: 9780545459013
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 1st, 2013

10 concentration camps.
10 different places where you are starved, tortured, and worked mercilessly.
It's something no one could imagine surviving.
But it is what Yanek Gruener has to face.

Projekt 1065: A Novel of World War II Cover Image
ISBN: 9780545880169
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 11th, 2016

Infiltrate. Befriend. Sabotage.
World War II is raging. Michael O'Shaunessey, originally from Ireland, now lives in Nazi Germany with his parents. Like the other boys in his school, Michael is a member of the Hitler Youth.
But Michael has a secret. He and his parents are spies.

Code of Honor Cover Image
ISBN: 9780545695190
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Published: Scholastic Press - August 25th, 2015

Kamran Smith has it all. He's the star of the football team, dates the most popular girl in school, and can't wait to join the Army like his big brother, Darius. Although Kamran's family hails from Iran, Kamran has always felt 100% American. Accepted. And then everything implodes. Darius is accused of being a terrorist.

The Brooklyn Nine Cover Image
ISBN: 9780142415443
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - February 4th, 2010

Baseball is in the Schneider family blood. Each member of this family, from family founder Felix Schneider in the 1800s to Snider Flint in the present day, has a strong tie to the game and to Brooklyn. Through the years this family has dodged bullets on a battlefield, pitched perfect games, and dealt with the devastating loss of family and the Brooklyn Dodgers. Nine innings?nine generations.