Alan Gratz is the acclaimed author of several books for young readers, including Prisoner B-3087, which was named to YALSA's 2014 Best Fiction for Young Adults list; Code of Honor, a YALSA 2016 Quick Pick; and The Brooklyn Nine, which was among Booklist's Top Ten Sports Books. Alan lives in North Carolina with his wife and daughter. Look for him online at www.alangratz.com.
Praise for Projekt 1065 * "While the book is replete with fascinating historical insight, Gratz has also crafted a suspenseful mystery that will keep readers on the edge of their seats. With short, action-packed chapters, it is a great choice for reluctant readers as well... A winning combination of action, suspense, and historical setting." -- School Library Journal, starred review * "A rare insider's glimpse into the Hitler Youth: animated, well-researched, and thought-provoking." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review "[A] high-action spy thriller." -- Booklist Praise for Prisoner B-3087 A Junior Library Guild Selection Golden Sower Award, 2014-2015 Winner Nebraska Isinglass Teen Read Award, 2014-2015 Winner New Hampshire Pennsylvania Young Readers' Choice Award, 2014-2015 Winner Pennsylvania Junior Book Award, 2015-2016 Winner South Carolina Grand Canyon Reader Award, 2015-2016 Winner Arizona Truman Readers Award, 2015-2016 Winner Missouri Readers Choice Awards, Winner 2015-2016 Virginia Volunteer State Book Award Winner, 2015-2016 Tennessee "A powerful story, well told." -- School Library Journal "A bone-chilling tale not to be ignored." -- Kirkus Reviews "[A] remarkable survival story." -- Booklist "Gratz ably conveys... fatalism, yearning, and determination in the face of the unimaginable." -- Publishers Weekly "Heartbreaking, gripping, raw, and emotional... storytelling at its finest." -- VOYA Praise for Code of Honor "Readers will be swept up by both the intrigue and the rapid pacing... Kamran is a smart and sympathetic narrator, and readers will be happy to spend time with him in this action-packed thriller." -- Kirkus Reviews "Exciting, at times ripped from the headlines, and scary, this cinematic work has layers of intrigue and danger in each scene... will appeal to a variety of readers and will raise questions about patriotism, loyalty, and trust... A winner." -- School Library Journal "Vivid characters and timely topics, such as posttraumatic stress disorder, contribute to making Code of Honor a first-rate novel." -- VOYA