What were the Twin Towers? / by Jim O'Connor ; illustrated by Ted Hammond.
"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"-- Provided by publisher.
- ISBN: 9781338100280
- ISBN: 1338100289
- Physical Description: 108 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 
- Copyright: ©2016
Contents / Notes
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Includes bibliographical references (page 108).
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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.
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