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What Were the Twin Towers?

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Discover the true story of the Twin Towers—how they came to be the tallest buildings in the world and why they were destroyed.

When the Twin Towers were built in 1973, they were billed as an architectural wonder. At 1,368 feet, they clocked in as the tallest buildings in the world and changed the New York City skyline dramatically. Offices and corporations moved into the towers—also known as the World Trade Center—and the buildings were seen as the economic hub of the world. But on September 11, 2001, a terrorist attack toppled the towers and changed our nation forever. Discover the whole story of the Twin Towers—from their ambitious construction to their tragic end.

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Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

Kindle Book

  • Release date: May 10, 2016

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780451532770
  • File size: 30506 KB
  • Release date: May 10, 2016

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9780451532770
  • File size: 31177 KB
  • Release date: May 10, 2016

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Kindle Book
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Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:5.9
Lexile® Measure:890
Interest Level:4-8(MG)
Text Difficulty:4-5

Discover the true story of the Twin Towers—how they came to be the tallest buildings in the world and why they were destroyed.

When the Twin Towers were built in 1973, they were billed as an architectural wonder. At 1,368 feet, they clocked in as the tallest buildings in the world and changed the New York City skyline dramatically. Offices and corporations moved into the towers—also known as the World Trade Center—and the buildings were seen as the economic hub of the world. But on September 11, 2001, a terrorist attack toppled the towers and changed our nation forever. Discover the whole story of the Twin Towers—from their ambitious construction to their tragic end.

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