Life in lower Manhattan is normal for Molly, her dads, and younger sister. But on September 11, 2001, everything changes. Molly and her younger sister, Adeline, are at school when the first plane hits the World Trade Center. When the Twin Towers fall, the city is thrown into chaos. Papa, a pilot, is flying, Dad can't be reached, and Gran, an EMT with the New York Fire Department, is at Ground Zero. It's up to Molly to find her sister and navigate a city she no longer recognizes.
This pulse-pounding installment in the Girls Survive series captures the chaos and fear of 9/11 through the eyes of one courageous girl. Short chapters and black and white illustrations throughout make the story accessible to young readers, while compelling details help them imagine what it would be like on New York City streets when the towers fell. With an action-packed story and additional materials about the history and impact of September 11, this evocative book makes history come alive for young readers.