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Remembering September 11th

Remembering September 11th

Use this guide to help explain the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks to your child.

9/11 Book Lists

Help your children understand the 9/11 terrorist attacks through realistic fiction. Our picks can help you get started.
Help your child understand the events and people involved in 9/11, from photos of Ground Zero to poems written about the terrorist attacks.
Some sad, scary, or traumatic situations aren’t easy for kids to talk about. Use these books to break the ice and get them to open up.

Upfront: Emily Sussel, 9/11 Survivor

Articles on Anxiety

In the wake of tragic events, try to keep misinformation to a minimum, ask your child what he knows and answer his questions sensitively.
Help your child develop the skills for coping with life’s difficult times.
How to tell if her anxiety is temporary or something deeper.
Find out how to ease your preteen’s fears.

Parent Blogs

Use books to talk to your kids about tough issues.
When events happen that we can’t explain, keep these three tips in mind.

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