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Showing Appreciation to 9/11 First Responders

In our second book, “Remembering Heroes,” everyday heroes lifted the spirits of first responders by holding signs on Hero Highway. Download a blank sign here and have your child create his/her own. Share the sign with us to have it considered for publishing online or in print.

Context Productions Releases New 9/11/01 Book for Kids: ‘Remembering Heroes’

– ‘Remembering Heroes’ is the Second Book in the Discovering Heroes™ Series, Which Increases Awareness About 9/11/01 and Everyday Heroes

– Book Pays Tribute to the Fallen, Including Heroes from FDNY’s Rescue Company 1

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WCBS Newsradio 880: With a Gentle Approach for a Tender Audience, Author Aims To Teach Kids About 9/11

Reporter Sean Adams from WCBS Newsradio 880 interviewed CEO Kristie Kiernan Bouryal and her parents, who inspired her, about her Discovering Heroes™ book series. Read the story and listen to the interview now.

The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Acknowledges ‘My Buddy’s a Hero – And I Didn’t Even Know It’

The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) wrote a story for its members and affiliates about “My Buddy’s a Hero – And I Didn’t Even Know It” and Author Kristie Kiernan Bouryal.

New Kids Book Series Reveals True Stories of 9/11 Heroism and Helps Kids Expose Heroes in Their Lives

– ‘My Buddy’s a Hero – And I Didn’t Even Know It’ is the Inaugural Edition in the Discovering Heroes™ Series of Books by Context Productions

– Grandfather, Former Lieutenant in the FDNY’s Elite Rescue Units Shares 9/11 Experience with Grandkids in First Book of the Series

Seventeen years after the worst terrorist attacks on American soil, Context Productions, a creator and publisher of children’s content, is releasing the first book in its Discovering Heroes™ series of early chapter books for young readers. “My Buddy’s a Hero – And I Didn’t Even Know Itshares a first-person account of 9/11 heroism and helps kids expose everyday heroes in their own lives.

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Hard, Soft Covers and Digital Edition for ‘My Buddy’s a Hero – And I Didn’t Even Know It’ Available Now

In this first book of the Discovering Heroes series, the main characters, Tyler, Olivia and Sophia, learn that their Grandfather helped rescue the last man out alive from the ruins of the World Trade Center tragedy.

It’s the first time the three ever heard that Grandpa was a part of the September 11, 2001 rescue and recovery efforts. His story only unfolded because the main characters asked questions, were active listeners and sought deeper meaning. In this inaugural edition, kids learn what it was really like on America’s darkest day and open their minds to a world full of stories about everyday heroes just waiting to be told.

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