The Red Bandanna

The Red Bandanna

Book - 2017
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The inspirational story of September 11 hero Welles Crowther traces his faith-based outlook on life, his position as a volunteer in his local fire department and desire to join the FDNY, and how he sacrificed his life to save people trapped in the South Tower.
Publisher: New York, New York :, Viking,, 2017
Edition: Young readers' edition
ISBN: 9780425287620
0425287629
Branch Call Number: JB CROWTHER
Characteristics: 162 pages :,illustrations ;,22 cm

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Tom Rinaldi tells the story of Welles Crowther, a Wall Street associate and aspiring firefighter who lost his life guiding others out of the Twin Towers on 9/11 in this heartwarming book. As a young boy, Crowther’s father gave him a red bandanna, which he carried as a good luck charm. After the... Read More »


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jdjonny
Mar 04, 2017

I am proud to say I grew up in the same town (Nyack, NY) as this hero. Wonderful and important story.

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janetarlene
Feb 26, 2017

Great story of a very sensitive, caring and courageous young man. Such a heroic, yet sad, ending to a brilliant American! I applaud his parents, too, for the way they raised him, and for telling his story and keeping his legacy alive. Loved it!

AL_KATI Nov 06, 2016

This is an ugly cry kind of book and I read it in one day. I wasn't familiar with the story before reading this book, and even though I knew what happened, I still found myself bawling. Read this if you want a true story of bravery that will inspire you.

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