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Alan Gratz

I think kids are incredibly savvy readers. I think we should give them all the credit in the world. They want to know the truth. -Alan Gratz

Author Alan Gratz talks about how young people can learn about the lives and experiences of refugees and immigrants. Visit our AdLit.org YouTube site to watch more of our interview with Alan.

Alan Gratz is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of seventeen novels for young readers, including Ground ZeroRefugee, Allies, Grenade, Prisoner B-3087, Projekt 1065, and Ban This Book. A Knoxville, Tennessee native, Alan is now a full-time writer living in Asheville, North Carolina with his wife and daughter. Learn more about him online at www.alangratz.com .

Books by this author

Allies Book Cover

Allies

Alan Gratz
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Published:
2019
Ground Zero Book Cover

Ground Zero

Alan Gratz
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2021
Refugee book cover

Refugee

Alan Gratz
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Historical Fiction
Published:
2017