Monday, September 05, 2016

September 11 : 15 Years Later

The events of September 11, 2001 changed the world forever. We here recommend a few regarded titles, fiction and non-fiction, for a generation of readers too young to remember that fateful date. As always, choose for yourself and how to inform and/or shield your children.

Fiction for Older Children & Tweens
Nine, Ten: a September 11 Story by Nora Raleigh Baskin

Towers Falling by Jewell Parker Rhodes

All We Have Left by Wendy Mills

Shooting Kabul by N.H. Senzai

For Early Elementary School Kids
Fireboat : the Heroic Adventures of John J. Harvey by Maira Kalman

14 Cows for America written by Carmen Agra Deedy ; in collaboration with Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah ; illustrated by Thomas Gonzalez

Seven and a Half Tons of Steel by Janet Nolan ; illustrated by Thomas Gonzalez

A Look Back : Family Discussion Titles
America is Under Attack : September 2001 : the Day the Towers Fell by Don Brown

What Were the Twin Towers? by Jim O'Connor ; illustrated by Ted Hammond

September 11, 2001 : Attack on New York City by Wilborn Hampton

These and many other titles about the subject with recommendations at the front and Children's Services desks.