We All Fall Down

We All Fall Down

eBook - 2010
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5200 Today is September 10, 2001, and Will, a grade nine student, is spending the day at his father's workplace tomorrow. As part of a school assignment, all the students in his class will be going to their parents tomorrow, but Will isn't excited about it-he'd rather sleep in and do nothing with his friends. His father doesn't even have an exciting job! Will discovers a new side of his father during an event that continues to affect the world. As Will's new teacher says, tomorrow "might be an experience that changes your entire life."
Publisher: New York, New York :, Seal Books,, 2010
ISBN: 9780385673426
0385673426
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Nov 28, 2017

Tomorrow is bring your child to work day, and ninth grader Will is going to be spending it with his Father-whom he almost never sees-at the World Trade Center. How much fun could he have when his Dad, who never has time for him, has a job like that? But what he doesn’t know is that tomorrow is also September 11th, 2001-a day that will go down in history forever. Even though his characters are made-up, Eric Walters presents his story as though he was really there. It’s well thought out, which says that he took great care to get his message across without offending anyone he could accidentally offend. The characters are all down to Earth, and their personal struggles are shown in a way that wraps up readers as much as the story itself. It’s a short book, but worth reading just to see the care he put into it. This may not be my usual book genre, but all things considered, it’s a work of art.
- @R2-D2 of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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m3156
Aug 18, 2015

This novel was surprisingly touching. It not only described what happened during the event, but offered a glimpse as to how it changed people's lives and the reaction it had on the people who were effected. It was a fast read thanks to it's vividness and suspense. I recommend this to anyone who's looking for a thrilling and dramatic book-- while wanting to look deeper into the events of 9/11. Teens will especially relate to the emotions felt by the characters in the story.

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muffinpopcorn
Aug 09, 2015

Excellent story, really recommend this book .

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cheech
May 19, 2015

good book

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kangy
May 01, 2015

this book iz amazin peeple wha doo u thinck? iz good, rite?awsomoe. :)

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storeylady
Dec 15, 2014

I've read this book to my kids twice and I felt like I learned something each time. It explains how the towers were built for safety but no one ever imagined a full-sized jet would crash into them. I like how the father makes calculated decisions every step of the way. Nice short chapters for reading out loud.

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kiko34
Aug 01, 2014

This book showed another side of the horrific accident of 9/11 I don't usually read emotional books but this one was one I don't mind making an exception for a must read

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ChloeFerns491
Sep 18, 2013

my teacher reads it to us 1 time in a week and even though we arent finished, yet im so excited to know what happens!!!!!

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schoolwiz512
Jun 14, 2013

this was such a great book, my teacher did a read aloud with my class and we are only in grade six.!! It was so emotional and made me want to cry at some parts. they should make a movie of it.~!!!!

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mathematic
Feb 20, 2013

i loved the way walters dramatized it and made it come so alive!!!!!!!!

so motivational and inspirational!!!!! recommended to all ages!!!!

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Janan12
Jul 22, 2011

the summary about this is book is a grade 9 student named will who went to his fathers work place, his father works in the south side of the twin towers and a plane comes and hits both of the twin towers, his father works in the international trading company and has to wake 6:00 in the morning to head to work, will will survive walking down the stairs to the bottom or will they not?

Cam't tell ending read the book to find out this is a great book.

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