Remembering 9/11 Through YA Literature

These young adult fiction novels explore issues around 9/11.

The Flame Tree by Richard Lewis

The Flame Tree by Richard Lewis

Just before the September 11 terrorist attack, an Anti-American group in Java gains power, and Isaac's world is turned upside down.

Gone, Gone, Gone by Hannah Moskowitz

Gone, Gone, Gone by Hannah Moskowitz

A year after the terrorist attacks, sniper shootings in Washington D.C. have everyone on edge. Meanwhile, Craig and Lio try to make sense of their lives.

 

Love is the Higher Law by David Levithan

Love is the Higher Law by David Levithan

Three teens react to the bombing of the World Trade Center.

Shine, Coconut Moon by Neesha Meminger

Shine, Coconut Moon by Neesha Meminger

Weeks after the September 11 attacks, Samar wants to learn about her family's heritage and get in touch with the grandparents she has never known.

 

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