September 11 Nonfiction Books
Preteens face complex issues on a daily basis. Before stress takes over, Life Balance helps them take control. This important series provides 10–13 year-olds with information, support, and concrete solutions to difficult problems.
Born and raised in New York City, Rudy Giuliani dreamed of becoming the first Italian American President of the United States. With unwavering ambition and drive, he set out to achieve that goal, attending law school and working for the U.S.
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.
On September 11th, America was attacked. But while we know what happened on that tragic day, many of us don't understand why it happened. In this important book, Time magazine reporter Mitch Frank clearly and concisely explains why, and answers the following essential questions.
Stories of compassion and heroism celebrate those who are making a difference, paying tribute to them all. At a time when so many are in pain, these unique stories will touch readers with love and wisdom and offer resources for those suffering a loss.
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.
The first responders on September 11, 2001 — firefighters, police officers, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, military officers and even many civilians — risked their lives to save people they didn't know. Every one of them is a hero.