September 11, 2007

September 11th remembered




9/11 child's poem
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September Roses by Jeanette Winter
This book can be held in the palm of your hand. It is physically small, but the words and drawings contained speak volumes. "On September 11, 2001, two sisters from South Africa find a good use for the roses they have grown when the flower show in New York City is canceled due to the attack on the World Trade Center."


911: The Book of Help
What happened to you and your family? How did you respond? Are you still? Consider this "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."


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."


A Nation Challenged: A Visual History of 9/11 and its Aftermath
"A photographic chronicle of the "New York Times" coverage of the September 11 attacks includes original background essays by top writers and considers the worldwide aftermath of the attacks."



Above Hallowed Ground: A Photographic Record of September 11, 2001
by photographers of the New York City Police Department
When there are no more words left. This book "[p]resents photographs--both aerial shots and those taken at ground level--of the attack on the World Trade Center, rescue and recovery efforts, the clearing of the site, and memorial observances through April, 2002."