Remembering 9/11

Twenty years ago, on September 11, our country experienced a horrifying terrorist attack. As we look back on that day, may the following new books on our shelves help us remember and go forward. We’ve even included a tender picture book to help our youngest patrons understand the meaning of the day.
Click on the titles to find the books in our online catalog.

What Happened?
Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11 by Mitchel Zuckoff
On That Day: The Definitive Timeline of 9/11, by William M. Arkin
Saved at the Seawall: Stories from the September 11 Boat Lift by Jessica Du Long
Tower Stories: An Oral History of 9/11, edited by Damon DiMarco


Remembering and Rebuilding
The Most Spectacular Restaurant In The World: The Twin Towers, Windows on the World, and the Rebirth of New York, by Tom Roston
One World Trade Center: Biography of the Building, by Judith Dupre


Look For The Helpers
Hero Dogs: How a Pack of Rescues, Rejects and Strays Became America’s Greatest Disaster-Search Partners, by Wilma Melville with Paul Lobo
Ordinary Heroes: A Memoir of 9/11, by Joseph Pfeifer

For The Littlest Ones
This Very Tree: A Story of 9/11, Resilience, and Regrowth, by Sean Rubin


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