September 11

In the shadow of the fallen towers : the seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, and years after the 9/11 attacks - Brown, Don, 1949-

Summary: This graphic novel chronicles the immediate aftermath of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City through moving individual stories that bear witness to history and the ways...

Guantanamo boy - Perera, Anna.

Summary: Six months after the events of September 11, 2001, Khalid, a Muslim fifteen-year-old boy from England, is kidnapped during a family trip to Pakistan and imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where he...

Terrorism - Webb, Glenn,

Summary: Examines the development of terrorism, from its earliest history to the present day. It attempts to define terrorism, provides information about the reasons some people resort to terrorism to...

Contents: What is terrorism? -- History of terrorism -- Why do people become terrorists? -- How do terrorists operate? -- The possible future of terrorism -- Can terrorism be stopped?

An emotion of great delight - Mafi, Tahereh,

Summary: 2003: the US has officially declared war on Iraq, and the American political world has evolved. Hate crimes are on the rise, FBI agents are infiltrating local mosques, and the Muslim community is...

Enduring freedom - Arash, Jawad,

Summary: "In this dual-narrative tale, a teenage American army private and an Afghan boy living under the horrors of the Taliban, caught on separate sides of the world during the tumultuous times leading up...

A very large expanse of sea - Mafi, Tahereh,

Summary: A year after 9/11, Muslim teenager Shirin has completely withdrawn from social life, until she meets Ocean James in her biology class and is tempted to actually let her guard down.

Hope and other punchlines - Buxbaum, Julie,

Summary: "The tragic 9/11 event in NYC that changed the world, altered the life of Abbi Hope Goldstein as well as that of Noah Stern. They did not know each other back then, but they know each other now,...

All we have left - Mills, Wendy, 1973-

Summary: Now: Jesse is still coping with her brother's death on 9/11 and the way her dad filled their home with anger and grief. When one thoughtless decision turns her life upside down, she must face the...

Torture : justified or unacceptable? - Perl, Lila,

Summary: Over the course of human history, torture has been used as an instrument of war, a means of extracting information, and a mode of punishment. Many argue that it is a necessary weapon in times of...

Contents: Torture throughout history -- A post-9/11 world -- Torture in the war on terror -- Enhanced interrogation at CIA black sites -- Life at Guantaanamo -- The torture debate today -- Glossary --...

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