Everything you need to understand or teach Towers Falling by Jewell Parker Rhodes.
In Jewell Parker Rhodes' juvenile fiction book, Towers Falling, Deja Barnes struggles with her family's poverty and relationship woes while starting a new school and making friends from scratch. If anyone can do it, though, it is 10-year-old Deja. She bears a lot of responsibility for her siblings and home chores because her Ma works and her father, whom she calls Pop, just takes it easy all the time. Though Pop sometimes has headaches and coughs, Deja is not sure if he is really sick or just lazy. While learning in history class about the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, Deja discovers that she has a unique tie to 9/11. This discovery leads to Deja regaining respect for her father