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Remembering September 11, 2001: A Booklist

Ten years have passed since four airline flights were hijacked and used in a terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and an unknown target in the Washington area. One of these attacks was foiled by the passengers of the flight. Here are books to consider as we pause to remember.
9/11 Commission Report
The 9/11 Commission Report: The Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States (973.931 NAT)

911: The Book of Help (YA 973.931 911)

102 Minutes: The Untold Story of the Fight to Survive inside the Twin Towers by Jim Dwyer and Kevin Flynn (973.931 DWY)

Above Hallowed Ground: A Photographic Record of September 11, 2001 by Photographers of the New York City Police Department (973.931 ABO)
Among the Heroes
Among the Heroes: United Flight 93 and the Passengers and Crew Who Fought Back by Jere Longman (974.8 LON)

The Cell: Inside the 9/11 Plot, and Why the FBI and CIA Failed to Stop It by John Miller and Michael Stone (973.931 MIL)

Chicken Soup for the Soul of America: Stories to Heal the Heart of Our Nation (158.1 CHI)

The Commission: The Uncensored History of the 9/11 Investigation by Philip Shenon (973.931 SHE)
Divided We Stand
Divided We Stand: A Biography of New York’s World Trade Center by Eric Darton (974.71 DAR)

Firehouse by David Halberstam (974.71 HAL)

Heart of a Soldier: A Story of Love, Heroism, and September 11th by James B. Stewart (973.931 STE)

In the Line of Duty: A Tribute to New York’s Finest and Bravest (973.931 IN)
Lets Roll
Let’s Roll!: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Courage by Lisa Beamer (973.931 BEA)

Longitudes & Attitudes: Exploring the World After September 11 by Thomas L. Friedman (973.931 FRI)

The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright (973.931 WRI)

Love You, Mean It: A True Story of Love, Loss, and Friendship (974.7 LOV)
Middletown America
Middletown, America: One Town’s Passage from Trauma to Hope by Gail Sheehy (974.7 SHE)

A Nation Challenged: A Visual History of 9/11 and Its Aftermath by the New York Times (973.931 NAT)

New York September 11 by Magnum Photographers (973.931 NEW)

One Nation: America Remembers September 11, 2001 by LIFE (973.931 ONE)
Report from Ground Zero
Report from Ground Zero: The Story of Rescue Efforts at the World Trade Center by Dennis Smith (973.931 SMI)

The Second Plane: September 11: Terror and Boredom by Martin Amis (973.931 AMI)

September 11, 2001:American Writers Respond (973.931 SEP)

Touching History: The Untold Story of the Drama That Unfolded in the Skies Over America on 9/11 by Lynn Spencer (973.931 SPE)
United States Army at War
United States Army at War: 9/11 Through Iraq by F. Clifton Berry (973.031 BER)

Watching the World Change: The Stories Behind the Images of 9/11 by David Friend (974.71 FRI)

What Is Life Worth? The Unprecedented Effort to Compensate the Victims of 9/11 by Kenneth R. Feinberg (973.931 FEI)

What We Saw: The Events of September 11, 2001 – In Words, Pictures, and Video by CBS News (973.931 WHA)
Widows Walk
A Widow’s Walk: A Memoir of 9/11 by Marian Fontana (973.931 FON)

With Their Eyes: September 11th: The View from a High School at Ground Zero edited by Annie Thoms (YA 973.931 THO)

Without Precedent: The Inside Story of the 9/11 Commission by Thomas H. Kean and Lee H. Hamilton (973.931 KEA)

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