Media Center Resources
Baskin, N. R. (2016). Nine, Ten: A September 11 story. New York: Atheneum Books for Young
Call Tag: F BAS
“Relates how the lives of four children living in different parts of the country intersect and are affected by the events of September 11, 2001.”
Brown, D. (2011). America is under attack: the day the towers fell, September 11, 2001. New
York: Roaring Brook Press.
Call Tag: 973 BRO
“Provides a chronological account of September 11, 2001, the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and the hijacked plane that crashed in Pennsylvania.”
Doeden, M. (2016). Impact: The story of the September 11 terrorist attacks. North Mankato, MN:
Call Tag: 973 DOE
"Four airplanes crashed; thousands of people died; and millions more wept. The impact of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, sent shock waves around the world. Through powerful narrative storytelling, follow the tales of people who survived that tragic day.”
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Chronology of September 11 Attacks and Subsequent Events through October 24, 2001. (n. d.).
The National Security Archive.
Digital History. (2016). September 11, 2001. ID 3379
McManus, G. (2017). Memories of September 11, Ten Years Later. Scholastic.
Kid Reporter Grace McManus interviews Emily Sussell, a young woman who was an 11-year-old New Yorker on September 11, 2001.
Sena, T. (2015). Kid reporter interview: Obama on 9/11. Scholastic. https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/videos/teaching-content/kid-reporter-interview-obama-911/
In this excerpt from a Scholastic News Kids Press Corps interview, President Barack Obama answers questions from Kid Reporter Topanga Sena about discussing 9/11 with Sasha and Malia.
September 11. (n. d.). U. S. Department of State.
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