Ground Zero

Ground Zero

Book - 2021 | First edition
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Brandon is visiting his dad on the 107th floor of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 when the attack comes; Reshmina is a girl in Afghanistan who has grown up in the aftermath of that attack but dreams of peace, becoming a teacher and escaping her village and the narrow role that the Taliban believes is appropriate for women--both are struggling to survive, both changed forever by the events of 9/11.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2021
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: FICTION GRA
Characteristics: 304 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
ISBN: 9781338245752
1338245759
9781338747690
133874769X

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Vero_biblio Mar 15, 2021

I found both intermingling stories interesting, and being caught in the burning North Tower with the character Brandon was at times scary and emotional. A good read that brings an humane perspective on the War in Afghanistan.

OPL_KrisC Feb 25, 2021

An emotional and heart-wrenching story about two young kids and how 9/11 affects both of their lives in unexpected ways. A page-turner that kids won't be able to put down!

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Dec 21, 2020

really looking forward to this book!

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OPL_KrisC Feb 25, 2021

OPL_KrisC thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

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