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The Man Who Walked Between The TowersThe Man Who Walked Between the Towers

Author: Mordicai Gerstein
Illustrator: Mordicai Gerstein
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Date: 2003
Awards: Caldecott Medal (2004), ALA Notable Children's Book (2004), Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Picture Book (2004)
Ages: 6-12
Topics: Philippe Petit, Tightrope Walking, Aerialists, World Trade Center, Philippe Petit, New York, biography
Summary: This is the story of Philippe Petit's tightrope walk between the World Trade Center Towers.

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