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6 December 1941: Best friends Frank and Stanley live in paradise.Their dads are Navy officers stationed at Pearl Harbor in Hawaiiand the boys have a front-row view of the huge battleships and thesparkling water. But on 7 December 1941, everything explodes…

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“Buckle up for Two Degrees, a Hollywood thriller of a book.” The New York Times

A new book from Alan Gratz is a major publishing moment!

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Refugee and Ground Zero now takes a meaningful look at the attack on Pearl Harbor.

December 6, 1941: Best friends Frank and Stanley pretty much live in paradise. Their dads are Navy officers stationed at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, and the boys have a front-row view of the huge battleships and the sparkling water. But on December 7th, 1941, everything explodes. Over the course of the day, as the boys fight to make their way home, it’s clear that everything has changed.

Stanley’s mother is Japanese American and he is suddenly facing a terrible prejudice that he’s never known before – and Frank, who’s white, cannot begin to understand. Can their friendship survive this watershed moment?

  • From the bestselling author of Refugee, Allies, Grenade , Ground Zero and Two Degrees
  • Sheds a light on the increasingly urgent threat of climate change in an engaging way
  • Gratz writing is exciting and takes readers on a nonstop adventure

 

PRAISE FOR TWO DEGREES

“Gratz renders pulse-pounding ecological tales and high-stakes calamity with the brisk pacing of a thriller”. Publishers Weekly

“The scary message is delivered with wrenching, dramatic urgency.” – Kirkus Reviews

 

 

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Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 cm
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