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KidsRead: Alan Gratz on Ground Zero

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 2:00 PM | Online | Free of Charge | Presented by the Center for Fiction - KidsRead | Registration Required

In his new novel Ground Zero, bestselling author Alan Gratz weaves together a tale of two devastating days in modern world history, separated by exactly 18 years. His story follows Brandon, who visits his dad at work on the 107th floor of the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001, and Reshmina, caught in the shadow of war as her village erupts in battle on September 11th, 2019. Their two stories tell of acts of bravery and devastation that will change the world forever.

Alan Gratz is the New York Times bestselling author of seventeen novels for young readers, including Ground Zero, Refugee, Allies, Grenade, Prisoner B-3087, Projekt 1065, and Ban This Book.

Two days after the United States observes the 20th anniversary of 9/11, Gratz will talk about his work online via Crowdcast.

Presented in partnership with The Center for Fiction KidsRead program.