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Refugee: The Graphic Novel by Alan Gratz and Syd Fini is a graphic novel adaptation of Gratz’s prose novel Refugee.
Refugee: The Graphic Novel by Alan Gratz and Syd Fini is a graphic novel adaptation of Gratz’s prose novel Refugee which follows “three younger folks from totally different time durations, all looking for refuge—Josef, fleeing Nazi Germany in 1939; Isabel, escaping Fidel Castro’s Cuba in 1994; and Mahmoud, leaving war-torn Syria in 2015—and the way their tales unexpectedly intertwine.”
Alan Gratz is a YA writer of novels Prisoner B-3087, Code of Honor, Grenade, One thing Rotten, and Refugee. He not too long ago wrote the unique Captain America graphic novel, The Ghost Military. Refugee has spent greater than 4 years on the New York Occasions bestseller record, and is the winner of 14 state awards in addition to the Sydney Taylor E book Award, the Nationwide Jewish E book Award, the Cybils Center-Grade Fiction Award, a Charlotte Huck Award Honor, and a Malka Penn Award for Human Rights Honor. Refugee was additionally a International Learn Aloud E book for 2018.
Syd Fini was born in Iran throughout the Iran-Iraq conflict and commenced work as a film storyboard artist on the age of 18. He then continued directing animations and making graphic novels, dwelling in New York.
Aimee Friedman at Scholastic has purchased world rights to Refugee: The Graphic Novel and publication is deliberate for 2025. Alan Gratz’ agent Holly Root at Root Literary, represented the writer, and Syd Fini’s agent Alex Gehringer on the Bright Agency negotiated the publishing deal collectively.
Scholastic Company is an American multinational publishing, schooling, and media firm that publishes and distributes comics, books, and academic supplies for colleges, dad and mom, and youngsters. Its books are distributed by means of retail and on-line gross sales and thru colleges by way of studying golf equipment and gala’s, and its comedian e-book line Scholastic Graphix has helped to make Scholastic the largest comedian e-book writer in North America.
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