The morning of September 11, 2001, is one of the most historic moments in American history. The coordinated attacks on the World Trade Center complex in New York City and the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, along with Flight 93 that crashed in a failed attack on a target in Washington DC together claimed the lives of 2,977 people.
We will never forget.
September 10 through September 12, 2021, have been proclaimed National Days of Prayer and Remembrance, opens a new window, a time to remember the victims of 9/11 through prayer, contemplation, vigils and other ceremonies and activities.
These nonfiction books give first-hand accounts from 9/11 as well as exploring topics of its aftermath and legacy.
There have been many fictionalized accounts of 9/11 made for the big screen, but the following are all nonfiction films depicting the events surrounding this day in history.
These nonfiction books covering 9/11 are geared specifically for teens.
The following teen books are fictional accounts set against a backdrop of the September 11 attacks.
The following books can provide conversation starters for kids who may be learning about the history of 9/11 or looking to find out more. Explore this list for even more Books about 9/11 for Kids.
- Located at the World Trade Center in New York, this museum and its website tell the story of 9/11 through media, artifacts and narratives.
- A collection of digital items, including first-hand stories, photos and email, that preserve the history of 9/11.