In Terror 9/11, a teenage boy and his sister are visiting their dad at the World Trade Center on September 11. When the highjacked planes strike, Curtis and his sister have to make their way down the smoke-filled stairs to escape. They can only look back in horror as the twin towers collapse. A fictional account based on true events.
Author: Doug Paton
Reading level: 3.5 Lexile 610 HL
Interest level: Grades 5-10
From a Google Books Review: “Convincing details of surviving the attacks on the twin towers, told in an exciting way. Quite realistic (even the dad dies), but not in a way that would disturb middle-school readers for whom this book is almost an historical novel.”
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