What Were the Twin Towers?

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By Jim O'Connor. Paperback chapter book. Which of these facts are true? The Twin Towers were once the tallest buildings in the world. A man once tightrope-walked between the towers without a net. They were destroyed by terrorists in 2001.

Discover the true story of the Twin Towers - how they came to be the tallest buildings in the world and why they were destroyed in "What Were the Twin Towers?"

When the Twin Towers were built in 1973, they were billed as an architectural wonder. At 1,368 feet, they clocked in as the tallest buildings in the world and changed the New York City skyline dramatically. Offices and corporations moved into the towers - also known as the World Trade Center - and the buildings were seen as the economic hub of the world. But on September 11, 2001, a terrorist attack toppled the towers and changed our nation forever. Discover the whole story of the Twin Towers - from their ambitious construction to their tragic end.


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What Were the Twin Towers?