All We Have Left

Title

All We Have Left

Authors

Wendy Mills

Publisher

Bloomsbury USA

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9781681194325

Pages

368 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

In interweaving stories of sixteen-year-olds, modern-day Jesse tries to cope with the ramifications of her brother's death on 9/11, while in 2001, Alia, a Muslim, gets trapped in one of the Twin Towers and meets a boy who changes everything for her as flames rage around them.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Lexile Measure

880L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Family member death; Race discrimination; death of brother; grief; loss; marginalized group of poeple; prejudice

Main Character

female children

Race/Ethnicities

Asian (Indonesian) / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2017 Grades 9-12

Keywords

September 11; 9/11; Muslims; tagging; family problems; peace; World Trade Center; Twin Towers; trauma; friendship; hatred; racial issues

Diversity Impact

direct

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