Allies by Gratz, Alan

Allies

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A New York Times bestseller Alan Gratz, bestselling author of Refugee, weaves a stunning array of voices and stories into an epic tale of teamwork in the face of tyranny -- and how just one day can change the world.

June 6, 1944: The Nazis are terrorizing Europe, on their evil quest to conquer the world. The only way to stop them? The biggest, most top-secret operation ever, with the Allied nations coming together to storm German-occupied France.Welcome to D-Day.Dee, a young U.S. soldier, is on a boat racing toward the French coast. And Dee -- along with his brothers-in-arms -- is terrified. He feels the weight of World War II on his shoulders.But Dee is not alone. Behind enemy lines in France, a girl named Samira works as a spy, trying to sabotage the German army. Meanwhile, paratrooper James leaps from his plane to join a daring midnight raid. And in the thick of battle, Henry, a medic, searches for lives to save.In a breathtaking race against time, they all must fight to complete their high-stakes missions. But with betrayals and deadly risks at every turn, can the Allies do what it takes to win?

Author: Alan Gratz
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Published: 10/15/2019
Pages: 336
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.90lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.80w x 1.20d
ISBN: 9781338245721
Audience: Ages 9-12

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 5.6
Point Value: 9
Interest Level: Middle Grade
Quiz #/Name: 503736 / Allies


Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Reviews 08/01/2019 pg. 109
Publishers Weekly 08/26/2019
Booklist 09/01/2019 pg. 105
School Library Journal 10/07/2019 pg. 1
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 11/01/2019

About the Author
Alan Gratz is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of several highly acclaimed books for young readers, including Ground Zero, Allies, Grenade, Refugee, Projekt 1065, Prisoner B-3087, and Code of Honor. Alan lives in North Carolina with his wife and daughter. Look for him online at alangratz.com.