Inspired by the true story of Philippe Petit, a young French aerialist, this animated adaptation of the Caldecott Medal-winning book brings to breathtaking life the excitement and suspense of his daring 1974 high wire walk between the two towers of the World Trade Center.
call number/section: 791.3
subjects: petit, philippe, tightrope walking, aerialists, world trade center (new york, n.y.) [X], acrobats and acrobatics, picture books for children
Collects photos from "Life" magazine chronicling the September 11 terrorist attacks and their aftermath, and includes portraits of firefighters, volunteers, and survivors, and articles on the events, individuals touched directly, and the reaction of Americans, far and wide, to the tragedy.
call number/section: 973.93
subjects: september 11 terrorist attacks, 2001, terrorism, rescue work, world trade center (new york, n.y.) [X]
Examines the true story of New York City's Twin Towers, how they came to be built, how they changed the New York skyline, and how they came to be destroyed by terrorists on Sept.
call number/section: 725
Examines the life of Welles Crowther, a boy who grew up in Upper Nyack, New York and always had in his back pocket a red handkerchief his father had given him one Sunday before church.
call number/section: 920
subjects: volunteer fire fighters, heroes, september 11 terrorist attacks, 2001, victims of terrorism, terrorism, heroes and heroines, biographies, crowther, welles, world trade center (new york, n.y.) [X], courage, rescue work
A high-wire artist traces his six years of planning and training to walk a wire between the towers of the nearly completed World Trade Center in 1974, describing the history-making realization of his goal.
call number/section: FIC