Alan Gratz and Jenni L. Walsh February 16th Virtual Event

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Please join the Newtown Bookshop as we welcome New York Times Bestselling Author, Alan Gratz in conversation with Bucks County's Own, Jenni L. Walsh on February 16th at 5pm

Alan Gratz will be celebrating the release of GROUND ZERO and Jenni will be celebrating the release of I AM DEFIANCE!   

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About GROUND ZERO

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 I AM DEFIANCE

Jenni L. Walsh delivers a gripping story about a real-life youth resistance group in World War II Germany, and about the power of thinking for yourself in the fight against hatred.

Brigitte tries not to ask questions. They don't seem very welcome at her League of German Girls meetings, where she and her friends learn about their duties to Hitler's war effort.

But she can't help asking questions when a mysterious pamphlet appears in her mailbox: a pamphlet full of words like resistance and freedom, from a group that calls itself the White Rose. Brigitte's father and older sister, Angelika, seem to agree with the forbidden papers -- an opinion that is dangerous even to whisper at home. And when Angelika becomes involved with secret resistance efforts, Brigitte's questions only bloom.

Could Angelika be connected to the White Rose? Is Brigitte's family in danger of being arrested? And if she chooses a side, will Brigitte be able to take a stand?

About ALAN GRATZ

Alan Gratz is the New York Times bestselling author of several highly acclaimed books for young readers, including AlliesGrenade, RefugeeProjekt 1065Prisoner B-3087, and Code of Honor. Alan lives in North Carolina with his wife and daughter. Look for him online at alangratz.com.

About JENNI L. WALSH

Jenni L. Walsh's passion lies in transporting readers to another world, be it in historical or contemporary settings. She is a proud graduate of Villanova University, and lives in the Philadelphia suburbs with her husband, daughter, son, and newfypoo. She also writes historical fiction for adults and children. Learn more about Jenni and her books at jennilwalsh.com.

 

 

Event date: 
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 5:00pm
Event address: 
2835 South Eagle Road
Newtown, PA 18940
Ground Zero Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338245752
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - February 2nd, 2021

The instant #1 New York Times bestseller.

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


I Am Defiance: A Novel of WWII Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338630763
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 2nd, 2021

Jenni L. Walsh delivers a gripping story about a real-life youth resistance group in World War II Germany, and about the power of thinking for yourself in the fight against hatred.

Brigitte tries not to ask questions.


Refugee Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780545880831
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Published: Scholastic Press - July 25th, 2017

A tour de force from acclaimed author Alan Gratz (Prisoner B-3087), this timely -- and timeless -- novel tells the powerful story of three different children seeking refuge.

A New York Times bestseller!JOSEF is a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany.


Projekt 1065: A Novel of World War II Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780545880169
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 11th, 2016

Award-winning, critically acclaimed author Alan Gratz (Prisoner B-3087) returns with another gripping World War II story, this time about a spy in the Hitler Youth.

Infiltrate. Befriend. Sabotage.World War II is raging. Michael O'Shaunessey, originally from Ireland, now lives in Nazi Germany with his parents.


Allies Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338245721
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 15th, 2019

A New York Times bestseller!Alan Gratz, bestselling author of Refugee, weaves a stunning array of voices and stories into an epic tale of teamwork in the face of tyranny -- and how just one day can change the world.

June 6, 1944: The Nazis are terrorizing Europe, on their evil quest to conquer the world. The only way to stop them?


Bethany Hamilton (She Dared) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781338149029
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Published: Scholastic Nonfiction - January 1st, 2019

Meet Bethany. Get inspired.

Growing up in Hawaii, Bethany Hamilton loved to surf. But one day, she was in her favorite place, out on the waves, when a tiger shark suddenly attacked. Thirteen-year-old Bethany lost her left arm.As she fought to recover, Bethany wondered: Would she ever surf again?Follow Bethany as she got back on her board and fearlessly chased her surfing dreams.


Malala Yousafzai (She Dared) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781338149043
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Published: Scholastic Nonfiction - January 1st, 2019

Meet Malala. Get inspired.

Malala Yousafzai always knew she wanted to become a doctor someday. But a new extremist group in her home country of Pakistan wanted to stop girls from going to school.Malala knew what was important, and so she spoke out.