It’s a Tuesday morning in Brooklyn -- a perfect September day. Wendy’s heading to school -- anxious to make plans with her best friend, worried about how she looks, mad at her mother for not letting her visit her father in California, impatient with her little brother and with the almost too-loving concern of her jazz musician stepfather. She’s out the door to catch the bus. An hour later comes the news: A plane has crashed into the World Trade Center. Her mother’s building.
Original title: The Usual Rules
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Family & Relationships
Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Social Issues→ Illness, Death, And Dying