Exploring September 11

Exploring September 11

9/11 Movies and Music for Children

Popular Mechanics for Kids: Firefighters and Other Life-Saving Heroes

cover photo: Popular Mechanics for Kids: Firefighters and Other Life-Saving Heroes 363.37 POPULAR

(DVD) Join Jay, Elisha, and Tyler as they follow firefighters trying to contain an out-of-control blaze, learn how a S.W.A.T team handles a hostage situation, and train with the L.A.P.D. in a high pursuit chase.

Spend a Day with Police Officers


(DVD) Spend a day with real police officers, following them on real live action adventures and experiencing how they work and train.

Big Red: A Real Life Children's Adventure into the Exciting World of Everyday Heroes: The Brave People and Mighty Equipment that Fight Fires

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(DVD) With the help of real firefighter, and a unique "fireman's view" camera, kids will learn about the preparation, the tools, and the big trucks that fight the big fires, learning valuable lessons about fire safety along the way.

Rainbow Valley Fire Department: The Fire Station

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(DVD) Find out where firefighters sleep, eat and even do chores, see the fire pole, equipment and fire engines up close, experience the 911 Dispatch Room, understand the importance of firefighters and the community, and learn appropriate behavior when visiting a local fire station.

Barney: Let's Go to the Firehouse

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(DVD) Barney, Baby Bop, BJ, and Riff go to a firehouse and learn special fire safety, how to rescue a lost puppy, and that firefighters are everyone's heroes.

I Want to Be a...Firefighter: Explore a Career in Firefighting

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(DVD) Explore the day-to-day activities of a firefighter and take a look inside a fire station. Heroes of today talk about the responsibilities of their job, the challenges and rewards, and provide advice to aspiring firefighters.

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers

cover photo: The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein J 791.34 GERSTEIN

(Book on CD) A lyrical evocation of Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers. There is also a DVD version narrated by Jake Gyllenhaal.

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