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Alan Gratz

Alan Gratz
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ALAN GRATZ was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. After graduating from the University of Tennessee, he began a succession of jobs—newsletter writer, high school teacher, university lecturer, bookseller, radio commercial writer, advertising copy writer, middle school teacher, library shelver—all the while working on various writing projects. In 2006, he published his first novel, Samurai Shortstop, an ALA 2007 Top Ten Book for Young Adults. Alan’s award-winning books include The Brooklyn Nine, Fantasy Baseball, Starfleet Academy: The Assassination Game, Prisoner B-3087, and The League of Seven, the first in a series of alternate history middle grade fantasy novels. When he’s not writing, he’s usually reading other people’s books or creating an awesome new costume for science fiction/fantasy conventions. He lives with his family in North Carolina.

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Ban This Book

Alan Gratz
Tor/Forge
Starscape

An inspiring tale of a young girl who fights back when her favorite book is banned from her school library—by starting her own illegal locker library!

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The Monster War

The League of Seven

Alan Gratz
Tor/Forge
Starscape

The Monster War is the third book in the action-packed, steampunk League of Seven series by acclaimed author Alan Gratz.

Having discovered the monstrous secret of...

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The Dragon Lantern

The League of Seven

Alan Gratz
Tor/Forge
Starscape

The Dragon Lantern is the second book in the award-winning, action-packed, steampunk League of Seven series by acclaimed author Alan Gratz.

Archie Dent is convinced that he and his...

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The League of Seven

The League of Seven

Alan Gratz; Illustrated by Brett Helquist
Tor/Forge
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The League of Seven is the first book in an action-packed, steampunk series by the acclaimed author of Samurai Shortstop, Alan Gratz.


In an alternate 1875 America electricity...

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Hero of the Five Points

The League of Seven

Alan Gratz
Tor/Forge
Starscape

"The Hero of the Five Points" is a rollicking short adventure set in 1853 in the world of the League of Seven fantasy series for middle-grade readers by acclaimed author Alan Gratz. Grab...

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