9/11 Courage and Tributes (Discovering Heroes® Series #3) (Paperback)
In this story, based on true events, Tyler, Olivia and Sophia spend the weekend with their grandparents to learn more about September 11, 2001. The family visits very special tributes created to honor and remember people who lost their lives that day. By asking questions and actively listening, the kids learn about 9/11’s lasting impact and the courage of everyday heroes, including their role in our nation’s largest water evacuation. Join in their discoveries. Help the kids of today and tomorrow to never forget.
9/11 Courage and Tributes is the third book in the Discovering Heroes® series of books for kids of all ages, especially 7-11. Remembering Heroes is the second in the series. My Buddy’s a Hero – And I Didn’t Even Know It is the first.
Kristie Kiernan Bouryal is an author and an accomplished communications and marketing strategist with more than 25 years of experience building brands, demand and revenue generation across multiple industries. She has a proven track record of success in executive roles spanning global corporate communications, marketing and all forms of media.
Kristie has received numerous awards and recognition throughout her distinguished career including an International Business Award for Brand Renovation from the Stevie Awards; Gold Quill Excellence Awards from The International Association of Business Communicators; multiple Gold Hermes Creative Awards from the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals; the Chairman's Prize for Innovation at The Associated Press; and the news industry's prestigious Peabody Award.
Kristie is a graduate of Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Public Communications. She is a loving wife, sister, aunt and the oldest of four girls born to a now retired nurse and a former lieutenant in the Fire Department of New York's Special Operations Rescue Companies. Kristie was born and raised in Staten Island, New York and currently resides in New Jersey with her husband.
"These books and their corresponding curriculum are an outstanding resource for teachers. As the immediacy of September 11th fades, it is imperative that young Americans learn about the heroes of that terrible day. Drawing on many personal connections, Kristie Kiernan Bouryal has written a thoughtful, age appropriate series of books that explain the events and aftermath of 9/11 and reveal many of the heroes of 9/11." —Maryland Educator Mike Chrvala
"In her books about September 11th, Kristie Kiernan Bouryal strikes a delicate balance of being informative but not too detailed, of being emotive but not frightening. Her work is authentic, based on true events, and her approach is refreshingly clever, yet gentle. Her books are a must read for future generations." —New York City Educator Victoria Heidel
"Kristie Kiernan Bouryal's books about September 11, 2001 are as unique as children's books get. Again and again, she skillfully turns America's darkest day into a positive learning for kids." —New York City Educator Kaitlin Carbonaro