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Last Man Down

author: Picciotto, Richard
Richard Picciotto, the highest-ranking firefighter to survive the collapse of the World Trade Center, provides an account of his activities and those of his fellow firefighters on September 11, 2001, when he and his team put their own lives on the line to help evacuate the North Tower, working until the building collapsed around them.
363.34
year: 2003
copies: 13
call number/section: 363.34
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Report From Ground Zero

author: Smith, Dennis
In this account of the 2001 rescue efforts at the World Trade Center, retired New York City firefighter Dennis Smith gives a remarkable eyewitness account of perhaps the most heroic and desperate collaborative disaster effort in recent history.
363.34
year: 2003
copies: 9
call number/section: 363.34
lexile: 1130

Why Buildings Fall Down

author: Levy, Matthys
Chronicles the how and why of the most important and interesting structural failures in history, especially in the twentieth century.
720
year: 1994
copies: 3
call number/section: 720
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subjects: building failures [X], structural failures

Building Collapses

author: Mayell, Mark
Examines the causes of building collapses around the world including structural defects and man-made tragedies and discusses rescue efforts and investigations, as well as the efforts made to prevent further disasters.
690
year: 2005
copies: 2
call number/section: 690
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subjects: building failures [X]

Bam, Bam, Bam

author: Merriam, Eve
In this noisy poem, a wrecking ball demolishes old houses and stores to make way for a skyscraper.
811
year: 1998
copies: 3
call number/section: 811
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Women At Ground Zero

author: Carouba, Mary
Profiles thirty-three women who showed themselves to be heroes at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, including police officers, firefighters, doctors, and emergency medical technicians.
974.7
year: 2002
copies: 1
call number/section: 974.7
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Epic Fails

author: Loh-hagan, Virginia
Take a look at the world's weirdest, most epic fails. These stories are too strange to be made up! Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience and a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along.
FIC
year: 2018
copies: 2
call number/section: FIC
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