The Red Bandanna
Score: 4.5
From 73 Ratings

The Red Bandanna


  • Author: Tom Rinaldi
  • Release Date : 2016-09-06
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 9310179 Bytes


A New York Times bestsellerWhat would you do in the last hour of your life?   The story of Welles Crowther, whose actions on 9/11 offer a lasting lesson on character, calling and courage    One Sunday morning before church, when Welles Crowther was a young boy, his father gave him a red handkerchief for his back pocket. Welles kept it with him that day, and just about every day to come; it became a fixture and his signature.A standout athlete growing up in Upper Nyack, NY, Welles was also a volunteer at the local fire department, along with his father. He cherished the necessity and the camaraderie, the meaning of the role. Fresh from college, he took a Wall Street job on the 104th floor of the S...

The Red Bandanna

The Red Bandanna


  • Author: Max Brand
  • Release Date : 2015-09-23
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 3767427 Bytes


Published: 1933 For ten brutally hard years, Christopher Ballantine had selflessly struggled to scrape enough money out of his small ranch to put his younger brother and sister through college. But his siblings met his efforts with greed and contempt, and the town ridiculed him as a failure. It was time for a change. Christopher would no longer be the meek, hard-working ranch owner. He was strong, smart, and he would show his family -- and the world -- that he was not someone to be taken for granted Being the good guy had proven disastrous. Well, good was not the only way he could be.Clancy Morgan is a happy-go-lucky cowpuncher, a stranger to violence. But that changes one day when he finds Bill Orping lying dead in Danny Travis' house. In helping hi...

The Red Bandanna  Young Readers Adaptation
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Red Bandanna Young Readers Adaptation


  • Author : Tom Rinaldi
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-09-05
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780425287637


The Red Bandanna Young Readers Adaptation Book Description :

Winner of the Christopher Award An ILA-CBC Children’s Choices Book A NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Book Welles Crowther did not see himself as hero. He was just an ordinary kid who played sports, volunteered at his local fire department, and eventually headed off to college and then Wall Street to start a career. Throughout it all, he always kept a red bandanna in his pocket, a gift from his father. On September 11, 2001, Welles was working on the 104th floor of the South Tower of the World Trade Center when the Twin Towers were attacked. That day, Welles made a fearless choice, and in doing so, saved many lives. The survivors didn’t know his name, but one of them remembered a single detail clearly: the man was wearing a red bandanna. Welles Cr...

The Man in the Red Bandanna

The Man in the Red Bandanna


  • Author : Honor Crowther Fagan
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Pub
  • Release Date : 2013-02-15
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1481961926


The Man in the Red Bandanna Book Description :

When Welles Crowther was a young boy, his father gave him a red bandanna, which he always carried with him. On September 11, 2001, Welles Remy Crowther saved numerous people from the upper floors of the World Trade Center South Tower. "The Man in the Red Bandanna" recounts and celebrates his heroism on that day. Welles' story carries an inspirational message that will resonate with adults as well as young children....

The Red Bandanna
Score: 3.5
From 4 Ratings

The Red Bandanna


  • Author : Tom Rinaldi
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2016-09-06
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780698407480


The Red Bandanna Book Description :

A New York Times bestseller What would you do in the last hour of your life? The story of Welles Crowther, whose actions on 9/11 offer a lasting lesson on character, calling and courage One Sunday morning before church, when Welles Crowther was a young boy, his father gave him a red handkerchief for his back pocket. Welles kept it with him that day, and just about every day to come; it became a fixture and his signature. A standout athlete growing up in Upper Nyack, NY, Welles was also a volunteer at the local fire department, along with his father. He cherished the necessity and the camaraderie, the meaning of the role. Fresh from college, he took a Wall Street job on the 104th floor of the South Tower of the World Trade Center, but the dream of bec...

The Red Bandanna Travel Book

The Red Bandanna Travel Book


  • Author : Joanne K Socha
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-04-18
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0692173900


The Red Bandanna Travel Book Book Description :

Go on a healing journey... Joanne Socha teaches you how to pack up your troubles and leave them on the tarmac. The Red Bandanna Travel Book: The Medicine of Traveling guides you through the backstory of your travel yearnings and inhibitions. By sharing the method she uses with her treasured clients, Joanne will inspire you to race down the runway on an exhilarating chase after your long-held travel dreams. Joanne reveals the trials and triumphs along her own path, which serves as a testament to the invigorating, therapeutic powers of travel....

Wearing the Red Bandanna

Wearing the Red Bandanna


  • Author : Margie Griffin Warsavage
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2012-11
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1478719443


Wearing the Red Bandanna Book Description :

As America's great cattle drives wound down in the late 1800s, Dumont Griffin rode beyond the myth he helped to create and built a ranch. A century later, his granddaughter, Margie, retraces his journey to Ekalaka, Montana, the town at the end of the trail, in search of her family's roots. As she records her own adventure through the modern landscape, she unearths the stories of the old West. Through Margie's eyes, we meet Olive, the abiding ranch wife who raises eight children on the windswept prairie, and Nibs, the rawboned uncle in a buffalo hide coat who nurtures his nephews with tall tales. Of seven sons set adrift in the worst of times, teenaged Ted joins two older brothers as they try to outrun the Great Depression in a boxcar headed east. Pat...

The Red Bandanna

The Red Bandanna


  • Author : David John Smith
  • Publisher : Orca Book Pub
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1551431386


The Red Bandanna Book Description :

Newly arrived in the Cariboo Region of British Columbia, eleven-year-old Jake Grant develops an unusual friendship with a coyote and her new puppies, but he soon learns that some people don't approve of wild animals in the neighborhood....

FIREBOAT
Score: 4
From 12 Ratings

FIREBOAT


  • Author : Maira Kalman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2002-08-05
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780698408234


FIREBOAT Book Description :

A portion of the proceeds from Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey will be donated to the Twin Towers Orphan Fund. For more information or to make a donation, please visit http://www.ttof.org. This is the inspiring true story of the John J. Harvey—a retired New York City fireboat reinstated on September 11, 2001. Originally launched in 1931, the Harvey was the most powerful fireboat of her time. After the September 11 attacks, with fire hydrants at Ground Zero inoperable and the Hudson River's water supply critical to fighting the blaze, the fire department called on the Harvey for help. There were adjustments—forcing water into hoses by jamming soda bottles and wood into nozzles with a sledgehammer—and then the fireboat's vol...

Hell s Corner
Score: 3.5
From 47 Ratings

Hell s Corner


  • Author : David Baldacci
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010-11-09
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0446584258


Hell s Corner Book Description :

Before he can lead a covert mission on the orders of the President, a former CIA assassin must track down the source of a terrorist attack and navigate a shadowy world of betrayal and political secrets in this #1 New York Times bestselling thriller. John Carr, aka Oliver Stone-once the most skilled assassin his country ever had-stands in Lafayette Park in front of the White House. Inside, the British prime minister is being honored at a state dinner. Then, just as the prime minister's motorcade leaves, a bomb explodes in the park, and in the chaotic aftermath Stone is given an urgent assignment: find those responsible. British MI-6 agent Mary Chapman becomes his partner in the search for the unknown attackers. But their opponents are elusive, skilled...

Rosie s Daughters

Rosie s Daughters


  • Author : Matilda Butler
  • Publisher : Iaso Books
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780979306198


Rosie s Daughters Book Description :

In Rosie's Daughters, Matilda Butler and Kendra Bonnett have written an inspiring collective memoir of the generation of women who excelled at “firsts.” These women, born during World War II, were shaped by and then helped to shape the American historic, economic, political and socio-cultural landscape. They were the pioneers who charted the paths for the Boomer generation. From the vantage point of their sixties, they share their experiences and insights with their own and younger generations.The figurative mother of this generation, Rosie the Riveter, is a mythic figure in our culture, with good reason—she built ships, flew bombers and filled thousands of other essential wartime jobs, upending traditional views of “women's work.” When the...

Where the Dead Sit Talking

Where the Dead Sit Talking


  • Author : Brandon Hobson
  • Publisher : Soho Press
  • Release Date : 2018-02-20
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781616958886


Where the Dead Sit Talking Book Description :

2018 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FICTION FINALIST Set in rural Oklahoma during the late 1980s, Where the Dead Sit Talking is a stunning and lyrical Native American coming-of-age story. With his single mother in jail, Sequoyah, a fifteen-year-old Cherokee boy, is placed in foster care with the Troutt family. Literally and figuratively scarred by his mother’s years of substance abuse, Sequoyah keeps mostly to himself, living with his emotions pressed deep below the surface. At least until he meets seventeen-year-old Rosemary, a troubled artist who also lives with the family. Sequoyah and Rosemary bond over their shared Native American background and tumultuous paths through the foster care system, but as Sequoyah’s feelings toward Rosemary deepen, the prec...