Youth Books about 9/11

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Escape from the Twin Towers - Messner, Kate,

Summary: Ranger the time-traveling Golden retriever was trained for search-and-rescue and even though he did not pass the tests he has used his training on his many trips to help people caught up in...

Ground Zero - Gratz, Alan, 1972-

Summary: Brandon is visiting his dad on the 107th floor of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 when the attack comes; Reshmina is a girl in Afghanistan who has grown up in the aftermath of that...

Saved by the boats : the heroic sea evacuation of September 11 - Gassman, Julie,

Summary: "Presents the heroic sea evacuation of September 11, 2001 with narrative text and vivid illustrations"--

This very tree : a story of 9/11, resilience, and regrowth - Rubin, Sean, 1986-

Summary: "A deeply moving nonfiction picture book about the 9/11 Survivor Tree and the spirit of America"--

The man who walked between the towers - Gerstein, Mordicai.

Summary: A lyrical evocation of Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers.

What were the Twin Towers? - O'Connor, Jim,

Summary: "Discover the true story of the Twin Towers--how they came to be the tallest buildings in the world and why they were destroyed. When the Twin Towers were built in 1973, they were billed as an...

Contents: What were the Twin Towers? -- Money, money, money -- Sky-high towers -- Battle plan -- Up they go -- Love 'em or hate 'em! -- Daredevils -- City within a city -- The first attack -- 9/11 -- Why did...

I survived the attacks of September 11, 2001 - Tarshis, Lauren,

Summary: On the day that shocks the world, one boy just wants to find his family. A powerful addition to the gripping I survived series.

I survived the attacks of September 11, 2001 - Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: When Lucas decides to skip school because he wants to discuss football with a firefighter friend of his father, he finds himself caught up in the terrorist attacks on New York City.

Nine, ten : a September 11 story - Baskin, Nora Raleigh,

Summary: Relates how the lives of four children living in different parts of the country intersect and are affected by the events of September 11, 2001.

Towers falling / Library Edition - Rhodes, Jewell Parker,

Summary: While learning about September 11th, fifth grader Dèja, who was born after the attacks, realizes how much the events still color her world.

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