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Prisoner B-3087 (Digital Audiobook)

By Alan Gratz, Steven Kaplan (Narrator)

Publication Date: August 31, 2015

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (3/1/2013)
MP3 CD (3/14/2017)

Description

A gripping novel based on the astonishing true story of a boy who survived ten concentration camps.

Based on the true story by Ruth and Jack Gruener.

Ten concentration camps.

Ten different places where you are starved, tortured, and worked mercilessly.

It's something no one could imagine surviving.

But it is what Yanek Gruener has to face.

As a Jewish boy in 1930s Poland, Yanek is at the mercy of the Nazis who have taken over. Everything he has, and everyone he loves, have been snatched brutally from him. And then Yanek himself is taken prisoner--his arm tattooed with the words PRISONER B-3087.

He is forced from one nightmarish concentration camp to another, as World War II rages all around him. He encounters evil he could have never imagined, but also sees surprising glimpses of hope amid the horror. He just barely escapes death, only to confront it again seconds later.

Can Yanek make it through the terror without losing his hope, his will--and, most of all, his sense of who he really is inside?


About the Author

ALAN GRATZ

Alan Gratz is the author of several books, including SAMURAI SHORTSTOP, which was named one of the ALA’s 2007 Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults; THE BROOKLYN NINE, which was among BOOKLIST’s Top Ten Sports Books; and PRISONER B-3087, which was named to YALSA’s 2014 Best Fiction for Young Adults list. Alan lives in North Carolina with his wife and daughter. Look for him online at www.alangratz.com.