Heroes: A Novel of Pearl Harbor
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Alan Gratz., Alan Gratz|AUTHOR., & Pete Cross|READER. (2024). Heroes: A Novel of Pearl Harbor . Scholastic Inc..

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Alan Gratz, Alan Gratz|AUTHOR and Pete Cross|READER. Heroes: A Novel of Pearl Harbor Scholastic Inc, 2024.

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    [synopsis] => Get ready for an action-packed, inventive, and powerful take on the attack on Pearl Harbor, as only Alan Gratz can tell it. 
	
	December 6, 1941: 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. Yes, World War II is raging in Europe and in Asia, but the US isn't involved in the war, and the boys are free to dream about becoming comic book creators. They've even invented a superhero of their own, in the style of Batman, Superman, Captain America, and other stars of the Golden Age of Comics. Maybe they'll even get their comic published someday.
	December 7th, 1941: Everything explodes.
	That morning, Frank and Stanley are aboard the battleship the USS Utah when Japanese planes zoom overhead and begin dropping bombs on the ships below. Chaos ensues as everyone scrambles to dive for safety. Frank and Stanley realize what's happening: Japan is attacking America! The war has come to them.
	As the boys fight to make their way home amidst the carnage, it's clear that everything has changed. Stanley's mother is Japanese American and he is suddenly facing a terrible prejudice that he's never known before--he's now seen as the "enemy," and Frank, who's white, cannot begin to understand what Stanley will now face. Can their friendship--and their dreams--survive this watershed moment in history?
	Told with the immediacy, high-stakes action, and meaningful twists that have made Alan Gratz one of today's biggest authors, this gripping audiobook tackles themes of bravery, prejudice, and what it means to stand up for what's right. Just as Gratz's Ground Zero became a defining look at 9/11 for middle-grade readers, this audiobook delivers a necessary and unputdownable take on a date that still lives in infamy.
	
	 
	Praise for Two Degrees:
	A New York Times bestseller
	An ABA Indie Bestseller
	A USA Today Bestseller
	A Junior Library Guild Selection
	A Barnes & Noble Best Book of the Year
	An Amazon Best Book of the Month
	"A Hollywood thriller of a book...essential for this moment." -- The New York Times
	"Gratz renders pulse-pounding ecological tales and high-stakes calamity with the brisk pacing of a thriller...gripping {and} timely." -- Publishers Weekly
	"Gratz plunges his middle schoolers into desperate, life-threatening straits in three wildly dangerous scenarios... delivered with wrenching, dramatic urgency." -- Kirkus Reviews
	"A seamless, thrilling adventure...important." -- Booklist
	
	Praise for Ground Zero:
	* "The plot starts at a heart-pounding pace and never relents... In a superbly structured plot, the two protagonists experience similar perils, and both respond with determination and hope... A contemporary history lesson with the uplifting message that humanity's survival depends on us working for, not against, one another. A must-have." -- School Library Journal, starred review
	* "The pace is quick (don't blink or you'll miss something!), its emotions deeply authentic, and the highly visual settings resonate with accuracy. With a moving author's note, pertinent back matter, and a surprise twist which brings the book full circle, Gratz delivers another winning read." -- Booklist, starred review
	"Gratz's deeply moving writing paints vivid images of the loss and fear of those who lived through the trauma of 9/11." -- Kirkus Reviews
	
	Praise for Allies:
	* "A tour de force of war fiction." -- Booklist, starred review
	* "Both an excellent, inclusive narration of important historical events and a fast-paced, entertaining read." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review
	* "A tautly paced and multifaceted portrait. . . . This gripping novel offers memorable insights into the contributions and alliances of everyday people." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review
	* "A vivid and detailed snapshot of the D-Day Invasion from multiple complex and diverse characters . . . me
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