<p>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; Prisoner B-3087, which was named to YALSA's 2014 Best Fiction for Young Adults list; and Code of Honor, which was nominated for YALSA's 2016 Best Fiction for Young Adults list. Alan lives in North Carolina with his wife and daughter. Look for him online at www.alangratz.com .</p>