“Buckle up for Two Degrees, a Hollywood thriller of
a book.” – The New York Times
From the #1 New York Times bestselling Alan Gratz comes
this must-read middle grade novel tackling the urgent topic of
Fire. Flood. Ice. Three natural disasters.
Three kids who must fight to survive and change things
for the better.
In California, Akira Kristiansen is driving through
the mountains with her mom when a wildfire sparks – and grows
scarily fast. In just moments, Akira and her family have to evacuate…
but which way is safe with fire all around them?
In Churchill, Manitoba, Owen Mackenzie is running
a tour for travellers who’ve come to see the polar bears. Lately
the bears show up more and more as the ice thins. When Owen
and his friend see a bear much too close for comfort, they end up
in a fight for their lives.
In Miami, a hurricane bears down on Natalie Torres.
That’s not so uncommon … but everyone’s saying this could
be it. The Big One. Natalie and her mother don’t have anywhere
to run to, so they hunker down to ride out the storm.
Akira, Owen, and Natalie are all swept up in the global
effects of climate change, each struggling to survive.
But the three kids are more deeply connected than they could ever
imagine – in ways that will change them can change the world.
From the bestselling author of Refugee, Allies,
Grenade and Ground Zero
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
“The scary message is delivered with wrenching, dramatic urgency.”
– Kirkus Reviews
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