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Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story

Title

Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story

Publisher

Atheneum Books for Young Readers

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9781442485068

Pages

197 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

The morning of September 11, 2001, was warm, clear and perfect. Until 8:46 a.m when a plane struck the World Trade Center. But that has not happened yet.`

Grade Level

3-5, 6-8

Lexile Measure

730L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Family member death; Single parent; Legal guardianship; Bicultural; death of a father; single mother; grandparent raising grandchild; grandmother raising grandson; bicultural child

Main Character

male children; female children

Race/Ethnicities

Asian (Iranian American) / Black (African American)

Family Formation

multiple

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2016, Nominee, Middle Grade Fiction
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2017 Ages (9 to 12)
Best of the Best Books, 2016 Fiction for Older Readers
Kirkus Book Review Stars, 2016
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2017 Grades 3-5

Keywords

9/11; World Trade Center; terrorism; friendship; fear; biking; hijab; firefighters; Jewish; Judaism; Muslim; Islam; Chicago O'Hare airport

Diversity Impact

indirect

Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story


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