New york you were AMAZING! The kids experienced the big apple be it :
- The Statue of liberty - 2 Broadway shows - Brooklyn Bridge - Rockfeller centre - Empire State - Grand Central Station - Central Park - Hard Rock Cafe - Times Square - Wall Street - Ground Zero 9/11 memorial
Ground Zero was a tough site to visit for obvious reasons but more so because we were then having explaining to the kids what happened there and why. During our visit we came across this amazing book which explains the tragic events of 9/11 for children. The link below is where to purchase it from:
On the ten year anniversary of the September 11 tragedy, a straightforward and sensitive book for a generation of readers too young to remember that terrible day.
The events of September 11, 2001 changed the world forever. In the fourth installment of the Actual Times series, Don Brown narrates the events of the day in a way that is both accessible and understandable for young readers. Straightforward and honest, this account moves chronologically through the morning, from the terrorist plane hijackings to the crashes at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and Pennsylvania; from the rescue operations at the WTC site in New York City to the collapse of the buildings. Vivid watercolor illustrations capture the emotion and pathos of the tragedy making this an important book about an unforgettable day in American history.