LOCATION: LIVE ON CROWDCAST
FREE | Alan Gratz will be joining local schools virtually to talk about his new book, Ground Zero.
FROM THE AUTHOR: "I’ll be joining local schools to talk about my new book, Ground Zero, and support Changing Hands Bookstore! All Ground Zero daytime tour events are free, identical, and geared toward students and classrooms. Though each is supported by a different indie bookstore across the country, anyone anywhere is welcome to join in for any of the events. Sign up individually, or as an entire class!"
To attend this free virtual event, please register at https://www.crowdcast.io/e/yo0nnapo.
Pre-orders of Ground Zero from Changing Hands will receive a signed bookplate from the author, while supplies last.
ABOUT THE BOOK:
In time for the twentieth anniversary of 9/11, master storyteller Alan Gratz (Refugee) delivers a pulse-pounding and unforgettable take on history and hope, revenge and fear — and the stunning links between the past and present.
September 11, 2001, New York City: Brandon is visiting his dad at work, on the 107th floor of the World Trade Center. Out of nowhere, an airplane slams into the tower, creating a fiery nightmare of terror and confusion. And Brandon is in the middle of it all. Can he survive -- and escape?
September 11, 2019, Afghanistan: Reshmina has grown up in the shadow of war, but she dreams of peace and progress. When a battle erupts in her village, Reshmina stumbles upon a wounded American soldier named Taz. Should she help Taz -- and put herself and her family in mortal danger?
Two kids. One devastating day. Nothing will ever be the same.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Alan Gratz is the New York Times bestselling author of several highly acclaimed books for young readers, including Allies, Grenade, Refugee, Projekt 1065, Prisoner B-3087, and Code of Honor. Alan lives in North Carolina with his wife and daughter. Look for him online at alangratz.com.