September 11 Then and Now (A True Book: Disasters)

September 11 Then and Now (A True Book: Disasters)

by Peter Benoit




Discover the events of September 11th, 2001.

A True Book: Natural Disasters series investigates the events leading up to a disaster, explores the causes, and ponders how the events changed, or could alter, history. This series includes an age appropriate (grades 3-5) introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects and a robust resource section that encourages independent study.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531266298
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/2011
Series: A True Book: Disasters
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 900L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

1 Out of the Blue

Which buildings did the hijackers target on September 11, 2001? 7

2 Planning Terror

What is al-Qaeda? 11

3 Dealing With Disaster

What challenges did the rescuers face at the World Trade Center? 17

"Let's Roll"

Why did Flight 93 crash in a field? 26

4 National Tragedy

How did Americans react in the hours and days after the attacks? 29

5 After 9/11

What did the U.S. government do to prevent another 9/11? 35

True Statistics 43

Resources 44

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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