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The Man Who Walked Between the Towers By Mordicai Gerstein

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This book gives $1.25. Hurrah!

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers By Mordicai Gerstein

$7.99 $6.85


In 1974, French aerialist Philippe Petit threw a tightrope between the two towers of the World Trade Center and spent an hour walking, dancing, and performing high-wire tricks a quarter mile in the sky. This picture book captures the poetry and magic of the event with a poetry of its own: lyrical words and lovely paintings that present the detail, daring, and--in two dramatic foldout spreads-- the vertiginous drama of Petit's feat. 

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers is the winner of the 2004 Caldecott Medal, the winner of the 2004 Boston Globe - Horn Book Award for Picture Books, and the winner of the 2006 Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Children's Video.
  • Age Range: 5 - 8 years
  • Grade Level: Kindergarten - 3
  • Lexile Measure: 480L
  • Paperback: 36 pages
  • Publisher: Square Fish; Reprint edition (March 29, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 031236878X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0312368784
  • Product Dimensions: 0.2 x 8 x 11 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 5.6 ounces
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