September Roses

By Jeanette Winter

Reading Level: Early Elementary School, Late Elementary School, Pre-School
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux 2004

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On September 11, 2001, two sisters from South Africa find good use for the roses they have grown when the flower show in New York City is canceled due to the attack on the World Trade Center.

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Caldecott Medal

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Coretta Scott King Award

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Golden Kite Award

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Newbery Medal

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Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award

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