Impact: The Story of the September 11 Terrorist Attacks

Impact: The Story of the September 11 Terrorist Attacks

by Matt Doeden

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Four airplanes crashed; thousands of people died; and millions more wept. The impact of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, sent shock waves around the world. Through powerful narrative storytelling, follow the tales of people who experienced the tragedy firsthand. Meets Common Core standards for narrative nonfiction and exploring multiple accounts of an event.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781491470794
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 08/01/2015
Series: Tangled History Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.44(d)
Age Range: 8 - 14 Years

About the Author

Matt Doeden is a freelance author and editor from Minnesota. He’s written numerous children’s books on sports, music, current events, the military, extreme survival, and much more. His books Sandy Koufax (Twenty-First Century Books, 2006) and Tom Brady: Unlikely Champion (Twenty-First Century Books, 2011) were Junior Library Guild selections. Doeden began his career as a sports writer before turning to publishing. He lives in Minnesota with his wife and two children.

Table of Contents

Shock 4

1 One or Those Days 6

2 Good Luck 10

3 73 Floors up 12

4 In a Flash 16

5 Not Just Another Day 20

6 Behind the Elevator Doors 28

7 A Second Impact 36

8 Race Against Time 44

9 Hijacked 50

10 Target Three 54

11 Let's Roll 62

12 The Unthinkable 66

13 No Words 76

14 Four Floors From Freedom 82

15 Down Comes Another 86

16 Daylight 96

Epilogue 102

Timeline 106

Glossary 108

Critical Thinking Using the Common Core 109

Internet Sites 109

Further Reading 110

Selected Bibliography 110

Index 112

About the Author 112

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