Ground Zero

By Alan Gratz,

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Book description

Ground Zero is a number one New York Times
The plot starts at a heart-pounding pace and never relents...
A contemporary history lesson with the uplifting message
that humanity's survival depends on us working for, not against,
one another. A must-have. - School Library

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Told in alternating chapters, Ground Zero takes places eighteen years apart, through the eyes of a boy experiencing the terrorist attacks and a girl living through the Afghanistan war which followed.

On September 11, 2001, Brandon is visiting his father on the 107th floor of the World Trade Center when the planes hit. On that same date in 2019, Reshmina faces a battle in her Afghan village and the decision of whether to help a wounded American soldier.

This novel is a page turner which does not gloss over the horrors of the World Trade Center collapse or the Afghanistan…

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