Remember Me

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
Children's - 1st-4th Grade, Age 6-9 
44 p. ; 
Retail $9.99

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ISBN 9780312368784
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This captivating, true story is full and adventure and alive with anticipation. It begs for discussion on setting a goal and working hard to achieve it. Exquisite word selection creates outstanding mental images while the story's pace enables readers to feel the character's experience, sensing the anticipation of each problem faced and the sheer joy of a goal achieved. This story also provides a gentle introduction to the events of September 11, 2001 and can provide teachers and parents with an authentic starting point to a sometimes difficult conversation.
Publisher Summary
In 1974, French aerialist Philippe Petit threw a tightrope between the two towers of the World Trade Center and spent an hour performing high-wire tricks. This Calecott Medal-winning picture book present the detail, daring, and--in two dramatic foldout spreads-- the vertiginous drama of Petits feat. Full color.
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