Braiker, Harriet B. September 11th Syndrome: Anxious Days
and Sleepless Nights. 155.935 BRA.
Canfield, Jack, ed. Chicken Soup for the Soul of America/Stories to Heal the Heart of Our Nation. 808.83 CHI.
Church, Forrest, ed. Restoring Faith: America’s Religious Leaders Answer Terror With Hope. 200.973 CHU.
Halberstam, David. Firehouse. 974.71044 HAL and LT 974.71044 HAL.
Hendra, Tony. Brotherhood. q363.378 BRO.
Magnum Photographers. New York September 11th . q974.71044 NEW.
Motes, Kevin D. Annotated Bibliography of Government Documents Related to the Threat of Terrorism and the Attacks of September 11, 2001. R016.303625 MOT.
Also available on the web.
One Nation: America Remembers September 11, 2001. q973.931 ONE.
Also available in the Youth Services collection
Picciotto, Richard. Last Man Down: A Firefighter’s Story of Survival and Escape From The World Trade Center . q974.71044 PIC.
Reiss, Fern. Terrorism and Kids: Comforting Your Child.
Also available in Youth Services collection;see below.
Smith, Dennis. Report From Ground Zero: The Story of the Rescue Efforts at the World Trade Center. 363.3497 SMI.LT and 363.3497 SMI. Also available on CD; see below.
Talbott, Strobe, ed. Age Of Terror: America And The World After September 11th .973.931 AGE.
The Concert for New York City
VHS 974.71 CON and DVD 974.71 CON.
A salute to New York City’s strength and resilience. Five hours of music from the live broadcast of October 20, 2001.
Sauret, Etiene and David Carrara. WTC: The First 24 Hours ,9.11.2001
VHS 974.71044 WOR and DVD 974.71044 WOR.
Documents the first 24 hours at “ground zero ” in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks.
Smith, Dennis. Report From Ground Zero: The Story of the Rescue Efforts at the World Trade Center
CD 363.3497 SMI.
Unabridged Compact Disc read by Eric Conger
Also available in book format
America’s New War
Special section on terrorist attacks and worldwide effects. Includes multimedia.
America’s War Against Terrorism; World Trade Center/Pentagon Terrorism and the Aftermath
Federal government documents depository site at University of Michigan; comprehensive listing by subject, includes government documents, hearings, and testimony; President’s Operation Enduring Freedom speech; chronologies.
Annotated Bibliography of Government Documents Related to the Threat of Terrorism
and the Attacks of September 11, 2001
Also available at the Reference Desk.
Attack on America
Video clips, slideshows and sound clips of the attacks and their aftermath. Searchable database of victims. Content also available in Spanish.
Building Big: World Trade Center
Architectural features of the World Trade Center.
The Department of Homeland Security
Information about the pending legislation on the executive branch web site.
Firehouse.com: The 9-11 Tragedy
Includes information about commemoration events, memorials and funerals, a searchable list of emergency service victims plus forums and slide show. The story archive is searchable and browsable chronologically.
Gannett Covers Attack on America
A gallery of front pages of 75 Gannett newspapers from across the country.
Govspot: Attack on America
A private nonpartisan web site to government information.
Legislation Related To The Attack of September 11, 2001
Federal legislation regarding September 11th attack.
MSN: Attack on America
Breaking news, advice on coping, economic impact.
A Guide to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Description of the disorder and links for further study.
The New York Times: A Nation Challenged
Coverage and biographical sketches, video clips, slide show.
Osama Bin Ladin and Al-Qaida
International Policy Institute for Counter-Terrorism. Breaking news and feature articles. List of organizations linked to Bin Laden, travel advisories.
Psychology in Daily Life: Managing Traumatic Stress
American Psychological Association’s Help Center site addresses traumatic stress in all ages and the family.
September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks on America Complete News Archives of 9-11-01 and the Next 111 Days of 2001
September 11, 2001 Victims
Site dedicated to victims; statistics, message board.
America Responds: PBS Kids Resources for Parents
Help for parents and teachers in talking to preschoolers about their fears. Don’t miss: Mr.Rogers’ Neighborhood: How Do You Feel? and Jay Jay and the Stars at Night.
AAP Offers Advice on Communicating with Children about Disasters
American Academy of Pediatrics; advice for parents dealing with post September 11th including a family plan to deal with disaster.
Connect for Kids: The Aftershocks of National Tragedy
The Benton Foundation; talking with children about current events in the news; addresses age appropriateness and the importance of discussing tragedies.
Coping with a National Tragedy
The National Association of School Psychologists, this site helps parents respond to children’s fears and needs.
Helping Kids Deal with a Terrorist Attack
Fast and Fascinating Facts about the Twin Towers
PBS; interesting facts about the towers that stood 110 stories tall.
ALA Resources for Children and Their Parents and Educators:Dealing with the Tragic Events of September 11, 2001
American Library Association; books, web sites and other resources.
Scholastic News Zone: 9/11 6 Months Later
A kid-oriented thought provoking review of what happened, who may have done it, how people helped survivors, and what is being done to make sure it never happens again.
Tragic Times, Healing Words,and Helping Kids Cope
Sesame Street for parents with age specific advice from experts in the field; child friendly explanations and activities.
The September 11th Collection is in development. Members of the public are welcome to suggest titles for inclusion. Please ask at the Adult or Youth Services Reference Desks for assistance in locating titles or web sites.