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What were the Twin Towers?

O'Connor, Jim (author.). Hammond, Ted, (illustrator.).

Summary

Summary: "Discover the true story of the Twin Towers--how they came to be the tallest buildings in the world and why they were destroyed. When the Twin Towers were built in 1973, they were billed as an architectural wonder. At 1,368 feet, they clocked in as the tallest buildings in the world and changed the New York City skyline dramatically. Offices and corporations moved into the towers--also known as the World Trade Center--and the buildings were seen as the economic hub of the world. But on September 11, 2001, a terrorist attack toppled the towers and changed our nation forever. Discover the whole story of the Twin Towers--from their ambitious construction to their tragic end"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780448487854 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 0448487853 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 9780399542312 (hc)
  • ISBN: 0399542310 (hc)
  • ISBN: 9781518207952 (Paw Prints)
  • ISBN: 1518207952 (Paw Prints)
  • ISBN: 9781484481356
  • ISBN: 1484481356
  • ISBN: 9780606388634 (Turtleback : cover)
  • Physical Description: print
    108 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2016]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 108).
Formatted Contents Note: What were the Twin Towers? -- Money, money, money -- Sky-high towers -- Battle plan -- Up they go -- Love 'em or hate 'em! -- Daredevils -- City within a city -- The first attack -- 9/11 -- Why did the towers fall? -- The New World Trade Center -- The museum -- Timelines.
Subject: World Trade Center (New York, N.Y.) Juvenile literature
Skyscrapers New York (State) New York Juvenile literature
New York (N.Y.) Buildings, structures, etc Juvenile literature
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / 21st Century
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Architecture
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / 20th Century
World Trade Center (New York, N.Y. : 1970-2001)
World Trade Center (New York, N.Y. : 1970-2001)
Skyscrapers
Buildings
Skyscrapers
New York (State) New York
World Trade Center (New York, N.Y.) Juvenile Literature
Genre: Juvenile works.
Juvenile works.

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