Annotations for America Is Under Attack : September 11, 2001: the Day the Towers Fell


Baker & Taylor
Narrates the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001, from the plane hijackings to the collapse of the World Trade Center.

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Baker & Taylor
On the 10th anniversary of the September 11 tragedy, a straightforward and sensitive book for a generation of children too young to remember that terrible day takes readers chronologically through the morning--from the plane hijackings and crashes at the World Trade Center (WTC), the Pentagon and in Pennsylvania, to the rescue operations at the WTC site and the collapse of the buildings.

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McMillan Palgrave

One of School Library Journal's Best Nonfiction Books of 2011

One of Horn Book's Best Nonfiction Books of 2011

On the ten year anniversary of the September 11 tragedy, a straightforward and sensitive book for a generation of readers too young to remember that terrible day.
The events of September 11, 2001 changed the world forever. In the fourth installment of the Actual Times series, Don Brown narrates the events of the day in a way that is both accessible and understandable for young readers. Straightforward and honest, this account moves chronologically through the morning, from the terrorist plane hijackings to the crashes at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and Pennsylvania; from the rescue operations at the WTC site in New York City to the collapse of the buildings. Vivid watercolor illustrations capture the emotion and pathos of the tragedy making this an important book about an unforgettable day in American history.


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