Fall 2017

September 11 and Terrorism in America

Cover: September 11 and Terrorism in America



This book relays the factual details of September 11 through three different perspectives. The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details through the point of view of a New York Muslim student, NYFD firefighter, and Midwestern student. The text offers opportunities to compare and contrast various perspectives while gathering and analyzing information about a modern event. Content focuses on point-of-view and encourages readers to understand how background and experience can lead to differing views.


  • Level: Grade 4 - Grade 7
  • Dewey: 974.7/10440922
  • Graphics: Full-color photographs
  • Reinforced book (9781634728584): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2018
  • Paperback (9781534100367): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2018
  • PDF (9781634729475): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2018
  • Hosted ebook (9781534101258): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2018
  • Subject: Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Series: Perspectives Library
  • Subseries: Modern Perspectives


  • Lexile® Measure: 910
  • Guided Reading Level: Z

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • Amna Nasir: New York Muslim Student
  • Marcus Cooper: NYFD Firefighter
  • Jeremy Loomis: Michigan Student
  • Look, Look Again
  • Glossary
  • Learn More
  • Index
  • About the Author


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Author: Tamra B. Orr

Tamra Orr is a full-time writer and author living in the gorgeous Pacific Northwest. She loves her job because she learns more about the world every single day and then turns that information into pop quizzes for her patient and tolerant children (ages 16, 13, and 10). She has written more than 80 nonfiction books for people of all ages, so she never runs out of material and is sure she’d be a champion on Jeopardy!


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