Remember Me
OR

 
Man Who Walked Between the Towers
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AGE
Children's - Grade 2-3, Age 7-8 
READABILITY
3.7 
PAGES
40 p. ; 
PUBLISHER
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Paperback
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
A lyrical evocation of Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers.

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers is the winner of the 2004 Caldecott Medal, the 2004 winner of the Boston Globe - Horn Book Award for Picture Books, and the winner of the 2006 Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Children's Video.
 
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