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September 11th




America is under attack : September 11, 2001 : the day the towers fell, by Don Brown


Narrates the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001, from the
plane hijackings to the collapse of the World Trade Center. (Chapin)

14 cows for America, by Carmen Agra Deedy

Maasai tribal members, after hearing the story of the September 11th attacks from a young Massai, who was in New Yorkon that day, decide to present the American people with fourteen sacred cows as a healing gift. (Chapin)

Fireboat : the heroic adventures of the John J. Harvey, by Maira Kalman

A fireboat, launched in 1931, is retired after many years of fighting fires along the Hudson River, but is saved
from being scrapped and then called into service again on September 11, 2001. (Chapin)

I survived: The attacks of September 11th, 2001, by Lauren Tarshis

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. (Chapin)

The peace book, by Todd Parr

Describes peace as making new friends, sharing a meal, feeling good about yourself, and more. (East)

On that day : a book of hope for children, by Andrea Patel


Illustrations and simple text written for young children address the events on September 11, 2001,and what individuals can do to help the world feel safe again. (Chapin)

9.11.01 : terrorists attack the U.S., by Patrick Lalley 


Discusses the events that led up to and followed the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and offers information
on the World Trade Center, Islamic extremism, the war in Afghanistan, and the Middle East. (Chapin)

he man who walked between the towers, by Mordecai Gerstein

A lyrical evocation ofPhullipe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Cebter towers in New York.

Teaching young children in violent times : building a peaceable classroom, by Diane Levin

Helps teachers create a Peaceable Classroom, where children learn peaceful alternatives to the
violent behaviors modeled for them in society. (Chapin)

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