Towers Falling

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Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.35
Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
April 17, 2018
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.3 X 7.6 X 0.8 inches | 0.44 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780316262217

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About the Author

Jewell Parker Rhodes is the author of Ninth Ward, a Coretta Scott King honor book, Sugar, winner of the Jane Adams Peace Association book award, Bayou Magic, and Towers Falling. She has also written many award-winning books for adults

Reviews

Additional praise and awards for Jewell Parker Rhodes' books:

Ninth Ward was named a Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book, a Notable Book for a Global Society, a CCBC Choices pick, a VOYA Top Shelf Fiction pick, an ALSC Notable Children's Book, an SLJ Best Book of the Year, an IndieBound Kids' Next List pick, a Parents' Choice Gold Award recipient, and an NYPL Top 100 Title for Reading & Sharing.
Sugar was a Junior Library Guild selection, a Kirkus Best Book of the Year, an IndieBound Kids' Next List pick, a Jane Addams Book Award winner, an IRA Top Chapter Books selection, and a CCBC Choices Pick.
Bayou Magic was an LA Times summer reading selection and a Center for the Study of Multicultural Children's Literature Best Books selection.
Towers Falling was an Indiebound Kids' Next List selection, a Junior Library Guild selection, one of Amazon's Best Books of the Month, a Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People, a Seventeen Magazine Best Book of the Year, and a Notable Book for a Global Society.
"This tender retelling of tragedy is a solid vessel to help young readers understand the gravity of 9/11 and how it touches all Americans, no matter where we come from. "
--Kirkus Reviews

"Rhodes approaches a complex, painful topic with insight and grace, providing context to an event distant to the book's audience."
--Publishers Weekly

Praise for Towers Falling

"History made personal--and what a person! Deja's voice is real and memorable, her compelling story one of hope unmarred by sentimentality."
--Linda Sue Park, Newbery Medalist and New York Times bestselling author
"This is a welcome contribution to children's literature."--School Library Journal