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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

Topic

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

Main Character

boys and girls

Race/Ethnicities

Black / Jewish / Persian / White

Family Formation

multiple

LGBTQ+

none

Awards

Best of the Best Books, 2016
Cybils Awards, 2016, Nominee, Middle Grade Fiction

Keywords

9/11; World Trade Center; terrorism; friendship; family; fear; biking; hijab; firefighters

Diversity Impact

indirect

Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story

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