I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001 (I Survived Graphic Novels #4)

by Lauren Tarshis (Author) Corey Egbert (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade

A gripping graphic novel adaptation of Lauren Tarshis's bestselling I Survived the Attacks of September 11 2001, in time for the 20th anniversary of 9/11.

The only thing Lucas loves more than football is his Uncle Benny, his dad's best friend at the firehouse where they both work. Benny taught Lucas everything about football. So when Lucas's parents decide the sport is too dangerous and he needs to quit, Lucas has to talk to his biggest fan.

The next morning, Lucas takes the train to the city instead of the bus to school. It's a bright, beautiful day in New York as Lucas heads to the firehouse. But just as he arrives, everything changes -- and nothing will ever be the same again.

I Survived the Attacks of 9 11 is a breathtaking historical narrative that mixes real facts with high-intensity drama. A nonfiction section at the back includes information and photos about the actual occurrence.

Lauren Tarshis's New York Times bestselling I Survived series comes to vivid life in bold graphic novels, and I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001, is one of the most outstanding ones.
It's perfect for readers who prefer the graphic novel format or for existing fans of the I Survived chapter book series, these graphic novels combine historical facts with high-action storytelling that's sure to keep any reader turning the pages. Includes a nonfiction section at the back with facts and photos about the real-life event.

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Review quotes

Praise for I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 (I Survived Graphic Novel #1):

"The first installment of Tarshis' sprawling prose disaster oeuvre for young readers is reimagined in visually interesting full-color comic panels that support its recognizable thrilling pace and convenient twists. Many of the most exciting scenes are largely wordless, spotlighting the propulsive action amid growing tensions. A fresh and interesting adaptation, making for an easy crowd pleaser." — Kirkus Reviews

"Dark, subdued, inky art sets a somber tone, while a parade of mostly small panels builds suspense and promises to engage readers." — School Library Journal


Praise for Lauren Tarshis's I Survived chapter books: Praise for I Survived the American Revolution, 1776:

"Tarshis successfully blends historical fact with an involving narrative." — School Library Journal

Praise for I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79:

"Tarshis serves up another gripping adventure... with the light-speed pacing and death-defying maneuvering fans have come to expect." — Booklist

Praise for I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863:

"Informative and breathlessly paced." — Kirkus Reviews

Praise for I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001:

"[Tarshis] crafts a dramatic, emotionally intense tale that takes account of 9/11's physical and emotional costs — short- and long-term — while ending on an upward beat." — Kirkus Reviews

Praise for I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005:

"Expressive illustrations capture the drama of the storm and its aftermath, but the book's real power comes from its exploration of what it means to be a hero." — Booklist

Praise for I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916:

"A gripping story that will hold the interest of reluctant readers." — School Library Journal

Praise for I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912:

"The fast pace and intrinsically fascinating disaster story will keep readers turning the pages." — Kirkus Reviews

This is a realy good book

It is a super good book I learned so much

Lauren Tarshis
Lauren Tarshis's New York Times bestselling I Survived series tells stories of young people and their resilience and strength in the midst of unimaginable disasters and times of turmoil. Lauren has brought her signature warmth and exhaustive research to topics such as the battle of D-Day, the American Revolution, Hurricane Katrina, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and other world events. She lives in Connecticut with her family, and can be found online at laurentarshis.com.
Cassie Anderson is a freelance artist based in Portland, OR. She is the creator behind the webcomic-turned-graphic novel Extraordinary: The Story of An Ordinary Princess, as well as the artist and letterer on the Lifeformed series, a sci-fi YA comic about growing up and doing hard things set in an alien invasion. Both books are published by Dark Horse Comics. She also enjoys making journal and autobiographical comics about her life. When she's not drawing comics, she can be found baking tasty treats or exploring the great outdoors.
Classification
Fiction
ISBN-13
9781338680492
Lexile Measure
570L
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Graphix
Publication date
September 20, 2021
Series
I Survived Graphic Novels
BISAC categories
JUV001010 - Juvenile Fiction | Action & Adventure | Survival Stories
JUV016190 - Juvenile Fiction | Historical | United States - 21st Century
JUV008090 - Juvenile Fiction | Comics & Graphic Novels | Historical
Library of Congress categories
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