With Their Eyes: September 11th: The View from a High School at Ground Zero by Annie Thoms

With Their Eyes: September 11th: The View from a High School at Ground Zero

byAnnie Thoms

Paperback | August 23, 2011

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A collection of powerful essays in spoken word form remembering September 11, 2001, by high school students who witnessed the tragedy unfold.

A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age

“Profound.” —Booklist

“Moving.” —Publishers Weekly

“Rings with authenticity and resonates with power.” —School Library Journal

Tuesday, September 11, started off like any other day at Stuyvesant High School, located only a few blocks away from the World Trade Center.

The semester was just beginning, and the students, faculty, and staff were ready to start a new year. But within a few hours on that Tuesday morning, they would share an experience that would transform their lives—and the lives of all Americans.

These powerful essays by the students of Stuyvesant High School remember those who were lost and those who were forced to witness this tragedy. Here, in their own words, are the firsthand stories of a day we will never forget.

About The Author

Annie Thoms graduated from Stuyvesant High School in 1993. After receiving her BA from Williams College and her MA in English education from Teachers College, Columbia University, she returned to Stuyvesant as an English teacher and theater adviser in 2000. She lives in New York City with her husband and her daughters, Eleanor and Isab...

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Title:With Their Eyes: September 11th: The View from a High School at Ground ZeroFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 7.12 × 5 × 0.58 inPublished:August 23, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060517182

ISBN - 13:9780060517182

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17

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“The emotional rhythms of the volume take on a credible ebb and flow. A number of moving moments.”