September 11 Nonfiction Books
In a fiery flash, a low-flying plane crashes into the North Tower of the World Trade Center. Moments later, another passenger jet explodes into the South Tower as part of a horrific terrorist attack on U.S. soil.
Pete Ganci was Chief of the FDNY. He was funny, brave, determined, and, ultimately, selfless. On September 11, he died doing what he loved most: fighting fires and saving lives.
This book 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.
When Captain Jay Jonas of the Fire Department of New York hears an emergency radio message about the World Trade Center, he has no idea of the terrible conditions he and his team will face.