Saturday, September 3, 2011

9/11 Books for K-12

Please Note:
All images from, The Day Our World Changed: Children's Art of 9/11. NYU Child Study Center -

Elementary Books
Joel Cruz, age 8
Collage. By Joel Cruz, Age 8.

Brown, Don. 2011. America is Under Attack: September 11, 2001: The Day the Towers Fell. New York: Flashpoint/Roaring Brook Press.

Curtiss, A.B. 2003. The Little Chapel that Stood. Illustrated by Mirto Golino. Escondido, CA: Old Castle Publishing.

Deedy, Carmen Agra. 2009. Fourteen Cows for America. Illustrated by Thomas Gonzalez. Atlanta, GA: Peachtree Publishers.

Engine 24 Ladder 5. 2002. Do Not Be Sad: A Chronicle of Healing - Children's Letters and Artwork Sent after 9/11 from Across America to Engine 24 Ladder 5 FDNY. New York: Welcome Books.

By Soobin Lim, 13 years old, entitled The Power of Love.
The Power of Love. By Soobin Lim, age 13.
Kalman, Maira. 2005. Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey. New York: Puffin.

Patel, Andrea. 2002. On That Day: A Book of Hope for Children. San Francisco: Tricycle Press.

Ringgold, Faith. 2004. What Will You Do for Peace? Impact of 9/11 on New York City Youth. Hamden, CT: InterRelations Collaborative, Inc.

Rodriguez, Cindy J. 2009. I was Born on 9/11. Illustrated by Joyce L. Elliott. Baltimore, MD: Publish America.

Roth, Susan. 2001. It's Still a Dogs New York: A Book of Healing. Washington D.C.: National Geographic Books.

Winter, Jeanette. 2004. September Roses. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux.

Memorial. By Andrew Emil, Age 11

Intermediate to Middle School Books

Eisner, Will, Russell, P. Craig, McClure, John, Powell, Eric, Muth, Jon J. Chelsea, David, Russell, Drooker, Eric, Nowlan, Kevin, Sloboda, Paul, Chadwick, Pal, Stradley, Randy, and Gibbons, David. 2002. 9-11: Artists Respond. Dark Horse.

Frank, Mitch. 2002. A Nation Challenged: A Visual History of 9/11 and its Aftermath. New York: Scholastic.

Friedman, D. Dina. 2006. Playing Dad's Song. New York: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux. (Fiction)

Wachtel, Alan. 2009. September 11: A Primary Source History. Gareth Stevens Publishing.

High School/Adult Books: Fiction

Beigbeder, Frederic. 2006. Windows on the World. New York: Harper Perennial.

DeLillo, Don. 2008. Falling Man A Novel. New York: Scribner.

Hamid, Mohsin. 2008. The Reluctant Fundamentalist. Orlando, FL: Harvest Books.

By Jackie, age 14. It is entitled 'Trying to Find Safety Within Each Other'.
Trying To Find Safety Within One Another. By Jackie, Age 14.
Herrera, Juan Felipe. 2005. Cinnamon Girl: Letters Found Inside a Cereal Box. Rayo. (free verse novel).

Levithan, David. 2010.  Love is the Higher Law. New York: Knopf.

Safra, Jonathan. 2006. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close: A Novel. New York: Mariner Books.

Schwartz, Lynne Sharon. 2006. The Writing on the Wall. New York: Counterpoint.

High School/Adult Books: Non-Fiction

Berry, Wendell. 2001. Thoughts in the Presence of Fear. Orion Magazine.

'Osama's Toys' is by Annie Mak, age 17.
Osama's Toys. By Annie Mak, Age 17
DiMarco, Damon. 2007. Tower Stories: An Oral History of 9/11. Santa Monica, CA: Santa Monica Press. 

Flynn, Thomas F. 2008. Bikeman.  Kansas City, Missouri: Andrews McNeel Pubishing.

Heyen, William (Ed.). 2002. September 11, 2001: American Writers Respond. Etruscan Press.

Jacobson, Sid. 2006. The 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation. New York: Hill and Wang.

Kean, Thomas and Lee H. Hamilton. 2004. The 9/11 Report: The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United states of America.  New York: St. Martin's Press.

Photographers of the New York City Police Department. 2002. Above Hallowed Ground: A Photographic Record of September 11, 2001. New York: Viking Studio.

Spiegelman, Art. 2004. In the Shadows of No Towers. New York: Pantheon.

Thoms, Annie. 2002. With Their Eyes: the View from a High School at Ground Zero. New York: Harper Collins.
Mourning Sun. By Wanda Martinez, Age 17.

1 comment:

  1. Another list to add to my bookmarks. Thanks. And that art is pretty amazing. Love "Memorial" by an 11 year old.