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.
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