Exploring September 11

Exploring September 11

Books

September 11, 2001

Nobody will forget the morning of September 11, 2001, but most of us were watching television coverage from a safe distance away. This list contains accounts from witnesses, first responders (firefighters and emergency personnel), as well as some background information on the attackers.

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Victims and Survivors

Here you can find stories of people who witnessed the attacks on the World Trade Center, and those who suffered great loss in its aftermath. All have an element of tragedy, but the ways people respond to that tragedy can be uplifting and life-changing.

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The Aftermath

The effects of September 11 are still being felt around the world, whether it's in the form of military action, economic changes, or lingering emotional trauma. These works of fiction and nonfiction examine the aftermath of 9/11.

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Books for Children

Most of our young patrons were born after September 11, 2001. These books will help them understand the tragedy and what people did to overcome it.

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