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I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001

I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001

Series: I Survived
by Lauren Tarshis Illustrated by Scott Dawson

On the day that shocks the world, one boy just wants to find his dad. A powerful addition to the gripping I Survived series.

The only thing Lucas loves more than football is his Uncle Benny, his dad's best friend at the fire department where they both work. Benny taught Lucas everything about football. So when Lucas's parents decide the sport is too dangerous and he needs to quit, Lucas has to talk to his biggest fan.

So the next morning, Lucas takes the train to the city instead of the bus to school. It's a bright, beautiful day in New York. But just as Lucas arrives at his uncle's firehouse, everything changes—and nothing will ever be the same again.

Interest Level
Grades 3 - 7
Grade Level Equivalent
4
Lexile Measure
630L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
R
Genre
Historical Fiction, Realistic Fiction, Series

About the Author and Illustrator

Lauren Tarshis Lauren Tarshis is the editor of Scholastic's Storyworks and Scope magazines and the author of the critically acclaimed novels Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell out of a Tree and Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell in Love. She lives in Connecticut.
Scott Dawson Scott Dawson is an illustrator of books in the "I Survived" series.

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