May 26, 2020
Alan Gratz is a New York Times Best Selling Author. He has authored a number of books, including Samurai Shortstop, which was named one of the ALA's 2007 Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults, and The Brooklyn Nine, which was among Booklist's Top Ten Sports Books and Top Ten Historical Books for Youth in 2010. A native of Knoxville, Tennessee, Alan is now a full-time writer living in western North Carolina with his wife and daughter.
In this episode we talk with him about his books, his insights into children and young adult literature, and how parents can encourage reading. We hope you enjoy this fantastic episode!!