I took it off the shelf, read it, and teared up immediately. It was written and illustrated by 1st graders, so it's written in a way that my 7 & 8 year olds can understand. It's such a fabulous book, and if you're a teacher or a parent, I highly recommend you purchasing it! It 's a perfect way to explain to children what happened on that fateful day, and explaining to them that unfortunately bad things do happen sometimes, tomorrow always brings a new day! (A children's book with adult-like lessons!).
One of my favorite radio stations, KLove, is encouraging listeners to make a promise to bless and love others today to honor those who lost their lives on 9/11/01.
I'm in. Are you?
"Now, we have inscribed a new memory alongside those others. It’s a memory of tragedy and shock, of loss and mourning. But not only of loss and mourning. It’s also a memory of bravery and self-sacrifice, and the love that lays down its life for a friend–even a friend whose name it never knew."
-George W. Bush
God bless this great country!