A graphic novel chronicling the immediate aftermath and rippling effects of one of the most impactful days in modern history: September 11, 2001. From the Sibert Honor– and YALSA Award–winning creator behind The Unwanted and Drowned City.
The consequences of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City, both political and personal, were vast, and continue to reverberate today. Don Brown brings his journalistic eye and attention to moving individual stories to help teens contextualize what they already know about the day, as well as broaden their understanding of the chain of events that occurred in the attack’s wake.
Profound, troubling, and deeply moving, In the Shadow of the Fallen Towers bears witness to our history—and the ways it shapes our future.---from the publisher
128 pages 978-0358223573 Ages 12 and up
Keywords: graphic nonfiction, terrorism, New York, 21st century, American history, Middle Eastern history, 12 year old, 13 year old, 14 year old, 15 year old, heroes, tragedy, 9/11