September 11 Fiction Books
Help your children understand the 9/11 terrorist attacks through realistic fiction. Our picks can help you get started.
Jackie's Wild Seattle
by Will Hobbs
How do you rescue a wild coyote trapped in an elevator in a downtown Seattle office building? How do you save an injured baby seal at the bottom of a cliff with the tide coming in? Fourteen-year-old Shannon Young, visiting from New Jersey, is about to find out.Read More
Cinnamon Girl: Letters Found Inside a Cereal Box
by Juan Felipe Herrera
When the towers fall, New York City is blanketed by dust. On the Lower East Side, Yolanda, the Cinnamon Girl, makes her manda, her promise, to gather as much of it as she can. Maybe returning the dust to Ground Zero can comfort all the voices. Maybe it can help Uncle DJ open his eyes again.Read More