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JUVENILE PICTURE BOOKS

JPB    Gerstein

Gerstein, Mordicai The man who walked between the towers. A lyrical evocation of Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers. c2003.

 

JPB    Kalman

Kalman, MairaFIREBOAT: THE HEROIC ADVENTURES OF THE JOHN J. HARVEY.  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. c2002.

 

 


JUVENILE & YOUNG PEOPLE NONFICTION

 

YP    741.5    S755in

Spiegelman, Art.  In the shadow of no towers. Grade 10 Up–Spiegelman summons his considerable talent to express exactly what the horrendous events of 9/11 meant to him and his family, both at the time and since that fateful day. The author lives and works in the immediate vicinity of ground zero, and his daughter was attending high school in the shadow of the towers. With wry insight he depicts the anxious efforts of his family to reach one another as the towers were burning.  Spiegelman employs a multitude of narrative devices and graphic styles, numerous political and cultural references, and inspired motifs from late-19th- and early-20th-century comic strips. c2004.

 

YP    808.81 R451

Vecchione, Patrice.Editor Revenge and forgiveness: an anthology of poems. A collection of nearly sixty poems dealing with revenge and forgiveness, plus suggested readings about each contributing poet. c2004.

 

YP    810.8    N714

Cart, Michael. Editor.  911: THE BOOK OF HELP.  A collection of essays, poems, short fiction, and drawings created in response to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, by authors and illustrators of books for young adults. c2002.

 

YP    973.931    A512

Roleff, Tamara L.  AMERICA UNDER ATTACK: PRIMARY SOURCES.  Looks at the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, U.S. response, world reaction, and the war on terrorism. c2002.

 

YP    973.931    A883

Dudley, William.  The attack on America, September 11, 2001.  This series on current issues provides articles that offer a range of opinions of various controversial topics.  The variety of the opinions presented will help students get a sense of the various aspects of the issue and encourage critical thinking.  c2002.

 

YP    973.931     N277

A NATION CHALLENGED: A VISUAL HISTORY OF 9/11 AND ITS AFTERMATH.  The New York Times.  Text, photographs, and illustrations from the New York Times section, "A Nation Challenged," record how the world was changed due to the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States and their aftermath. 2002.

 

YP    973.931    S234

Santella, Andrew.  September 11, 2001.  Recounts events of September 11, 2001, when terrorists flew into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, discusses what is known of the terrorists, and relates how America has responded to the tragedy. c2002.

 

YP    973.931    S849am

Stewart, Gail. AMERICA UNDER ATTACK: SEPTEMBER 11, 2001.  Discusses the events surrounding the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, 20001, and describes the experiences of those involved and the impact of these attacks. c2002.

 

 


PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES

P.R.    372.21    K83cr

Koplow, Lesley.  Creating schools that heal: real-life solutions.  Chapter 12 - The responsive school during crisis: what we are learning from September 11 c2002.

 

 


MEDIA

 

VCR    F532

Spoken Arts, c2002, p2004.  Fireboat: the heroic adventures of the John J. Harvey [videorecording] (ca. 14 min.) 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.  Introduced by the author, with live action footage of the John J. Harvey

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REFERENCE

REF    031 W927 V. FT

The World Book encyclopedia.  Chicago : World Book, Inc. The last volume is Focus on Terror.c2003.

 

 

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