Refugee by Alan Gratz selected for 1book 1community
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Loudoun County Public Library's 2021 1book 1community selection is Refugee, by Alan Gratz. This powerful story revolves around three main characters from three different eras — Nazi Germany, 1990s Cuba and modern-day Syria — all looking for a place to live in peace.
Join Alan Gratz online as he discusses his award-winning novel and answers reader questions live. Send questions in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alan Gratz is the No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of 17 novels for young readers, including Ground Zero, Refugee, Allies, Grenade, Prisoner B-3087, Projekt 1065 and Ban This Book. A native of Knoxville, Tenn., Alan is now a full-time writer living in Asheville, N.C., with his wife and daughter. Learn more about him online at alangratz.com.
We also invite you to join any of our in-branch discussions of Refugee taking place throughout the month of October.
Dr. David Goodfriend, director of the Loudoun County Health Department, talks about the current status of coronavirus in Loudoun County.
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