Flight 93 Recommended Reading

Suggested Flight 93 related books
Suggested reading titles related to Flight 93 and September 11th


Standard Flight 93 Reference Works

  • Kashurba, Glenn, Courage After the Crash: Flight 93 Aftermath--An Oral and Pictorial Chronicle, (Saj Publishing, 2002)
  • Longman, Jere, Among the Heroes: United Flight 93 and the Passengers and Crew Who Fought Back, (Harper, 2002)
  • McMillian, Tom, Flight 93: The Story, the Aftermath, and the Legacy of American Courage on 9/11, (Lyons Press, 2015)
  • Tribune-Democrat, Heroes Were Made, (Tribune Democrat, 2011)


  • Beamer, Lisa and Abraham, Ken, Let's Roll!: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Courage, (Tyndale Momentum, 2021)
  • Burnett, Deena, and Giombetto, Anthony, Fighting Back: Living Life Beyond Ourselves, (Advantage Inspirational, 2006)
  • Glick, Liz and Zegart, Dan, Your Father's Voice: Letter for Emmy About Life with Jeremy--and Without Him After 9/11, (St. Martin's Griffin, 2005)
  • Grandcolas, Jack and Shipnuck, Alan, Like a River to the Sea: Heartbreak and Hope in the Wake of United 93, (Rare Bird Books, 2022)
  • Homer, Melodie, From Where I Stand - Flight 93 Pilot's Widow Sets the Record Straight, (Langdon Street Press, Hillcrest Publishing Group, Inc. 2012)

General September 11

  • National Commission on Terrorist Attacks, The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, (W.W. Norton and Company, 2004)
  • Dwyer, Jim, 102 Minutes: The Unforgettable Story of the Fight to Survive Inside the Twin Towers, (Arrow Books, 2010)
  • Farmer, John, The Ground Truth: The Untold Story of America Under Attack on 9/11, (Riverhead Books, 2009)
  • Graff, Garrett, Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11, (Avid Reader Press, Simon and Schuster, 2020)
  • Zuckoff, Mitchell, Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11, (Harper Perennial, 2020)

Terrorism and Build Up to 9/11

  • Coll, Steve Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001, (Penguin Books, 2004)
  • McDermott, Terry, Perfect Solider's: The 9/11 Hijackers: Who They Were, Why They Did It, (Harper Perennial, 2006)
  • National Commission on Terrorist Attacks, 9/11 and Terrorist Travel: Staff Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, (12th Media Services, 2019)
  • Wright, Lawerence, The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11, (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2007)

Non Fiction Children/Young Adult Books

  • Brown, Don, America is Under Attack: September 11, 2001: The Day the Towers Fell (Actual Times, 4), (Square Fish, 2014)
  • Colon, Ernie, and Jacobson, Sid, The 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation, (Hill and Wang, 2006)
  • Deedy, Carmen Agra, 14 Cows for America, (Peachtree, 2016)
  • O'Conner, Jim What Were the Twin Towers? (What Was?), (Penguin Workshop, 2016)
  • Romero, Libby, National Geographic Readers: September 11 (Level 3), (National Geographic Kids, 2021)

Fiction Children/ Young Adult Books

  • Rubin, Sean This Very Tree: A Story of 9/11, Resilience, and Regrowth, (Henry Holt and Co., 2021)
  • Tarshis, Lauren I Survived the Attacks of September 11th, 2001 (I Survived, Book 6), (Scholastic Paperbacks; Illustrated Edition, 2012)

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