Best friends Frank and Stanley have it good. Their dads are Navy pilots stationed at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, and the boys get a front-row view of the huge battleships and the sparkling water. The US isn't involved in the war raging overseas, so the boys are free to dream about becoming comic book creators. That is until December 7th, 1941, when everything explodes...

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Captain America: The Ghost Army

The worlds of of historical fiction and super hero comics merge in this heart-pounding original Captain America story! A teenage Steve Rogers and his best friend Bucky Barnes are fighting in WWII when they encounter a threat like they've never seen – an army of soldiers from wars past, rising from the dead in the middle of the night.

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Two Degrees

Fire. Ice. Flood. Three climate disasters. Four kids fighting for their lives. Akira, Owen, George, and Natalie are all swept up in the devastating effects of climate change. They are also connected in ways that will shock them—and could alter their destinies forever.

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Ground Zero

Two kids. One devastating day. Nothing will ever be the same. In time for the twentieth anniversary of 9/11, master storyteller Alan Gratz delivers a pulse-pounding and unforgettable take on history and hope, revenge and fear -- and the stunning links between the past and present.

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June 6, 1944: Welcome to D-Day. The Nazis are terrorizing Europe, on their evil quest to conquer the world. The only way to stop them? The biggest, most top-secret operation ever, with the Allied nations coming together to storm German-occupied France. In a breathtaking race against time, they all must fight to complete their high-stakes missions. But with betrayals and deadly risks at every turn, can the Allies do what it takes to win?


It's 1945, and the world is in the grip of war. Hideki lives on Okinawa, an island near Japan. When he is drafted to fight for the Japanese army, he is handed a grenade and told: Don't come back until you've killed an American soldier. Ray, a young American Marine, has just landed on Okinawa. This is Ray's first-ever battle, and all he knows is that the enemy is everywhere. Hideki and Ray each fight their way across the island, surviving heart-pounding clashes and dangerous attacks. But when the two of them collide in the middle of the battle, the choices they make in that single instant will change everything.



A New York Times bestseller! JOSEF is a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany. With the threat of concentration camps looming, he and his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world . . . ISABEL is a Cuban girl in 1994. With riots and unrest plaguing her country, she and her family set out on a raft, hoping to find safety in America . . . MAHMOUD is a Syrian boy in 2015. With his homeland torn apart by violence and destruction, he and his family begin a long trek toward Europe . . . All three kids go on harrowing journeys in search of refuge. All will face unimaginable dangers. But there is always the hope of tomorrow.


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Alan Gratz

ALAN GRATZ is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of several highly acclaimed books for young readers, including Two DegreesGround ZeroAlliesGrenade,RefugeeProjekt 1065Prisoner B-3087Code of Honor, and Captain America: The Ghost Army, an original graphic novel. Alan lives in North Carolina with his wife and daughter. Look for him online at alangratz.com.