VIRTUAL EVENT: LAUREN TARSHIS with ALAN GRATZ - I Survived: The Galveston Hurricane, 1900

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Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 6:00pm
Virtual Event
I Survived the Galveston Hurricane, 1900 (I Survived #21) By Lauren Tarshis Cover Image
ISBN: 9781338752533
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 7th, 2021

Ground Zero By Alan Gratz Cover Image
ISBN: 9781338245752
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - February 2nd, 2021

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In Conversation with Alan Gratz.



Lauren Tarshis's New York Times bestselling I Survived series tells stories of young people and their resilience and strength in the midst of unimaginable disasters and times of turmoil. Lauren has brought her signature warmth and exhaustive research to topics such as the battle of D-Day, the American Revolution, Hurricane Katrina, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and other world events. She lives in Connecticut with her family, and can be found online at


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. A Knoxville, Tennessee native, Alan is now a full-time writer living in Asheville, North Carolina with his wife and daughter.

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