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Towers Falling Audiobook

Towers Falling

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Publisher's Summary

From award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes, a powerful novel set 15 years after the 9/11 attacks.

When her fifth-grade teacher hints that a series of lessons about home and community will culminate with one big answer about two tall towers once visible outside their classroom window, Deja can't help but feel confused. She sets off on a journey of discovery, with new friends Ben and Sabeen by her side. But just as she gets closer to answering big questions about who she is, what America means, and how communities can grow (and heal), she uncovers new questions, too. Like, why does Pop get so angry when she brings up anything about the towers?

Award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes tells a powerful story about young people who weren't alive to witness this defining moment in history but begin to realize how much it colors their every day.

©2016 Jewell Parker Rhodes (P)2016 Hachette Audio

What the Critics Say

"Rhodes approaches a complex, painful topic with insight and grace, providing context to an event distant to the book's audience." (Publishers Weekly)

"This is a welcome contribution to children's literature." (School Library Journal)

"This tender retelling of tragedy is a solid vessel to help young readers understand the gravity of 9/11 and how it touches all Americans, no matter where we come from. " (Kirkus Reviews)

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    donna 08-05-16
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    "Family. Home. Beautiful. "

    A great story about love, understanding, friendships and family. As well as a compassionate way for children to learn about 911.

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    robert sharp parma, mi United States 08-01-16
    robert sharp parma, mi United States 08-01-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Jewel Parker Rhodes is AMAZING!"
    What made the experience of listening to Towers Falling the most enjoyable?

    It was fascinating to think of what 9/11 means to NYC kids that weren't even alive 9/11/01.


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