September Roses (By: Jeanette Winter)

AR Book Level: 3.8

Scholastic Book Level: 3.8

Summary: Two African women are headed to a flower show in New York City during the tragic events of September 11th. These two women use their flowers to create a memorial to the people of New York that will never be forgotten.

Review: This was a really moving story. My daughter just randomly picked it out at the library and while reading it I was almost moved to tears. The basis of the story is factual which makes it even better.



There are lots of September 11th activities that could be done with this, but I found a really well put together unit that utilizes the book and also brings to light the events of September 11th. It comes in two parts, download them here and here.


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