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The Attack on America and The War on Terrorists





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HHI-Hilton Head Island
STH-St. Helena Island

Books on Terrrorism

FIC NIN (Young Adult) 9-11 : The World's Finest Comic Book Writers and Artists Tell Stories to Remember. BEA, BLU, HHI, LOB

FIC NIN (Young Adult) 9-11: Artists Respond, V1. c2002. BEA, HHI, BLU, LOB Young Adult

B BAER See No Evil: The True Story of a Ground Soldier in the CIA's War on Terrorism c2002 BEA, HHI, BLU

B BEAMER Beamer, Lisa with Ken Abraham. Let's Roll!, c2002. BEA, HHI, LOB
See also: 973.931 BEA in large print at LOB

B BIN LAD Robinson, Adam. Jacquard, Roland. Bin Laden: Behind the Mask of the Terrorist. c2002. HHI, BLU

B BIN LAD In the Name of Osama bin Laden: Global Terrorism and the bin Laden Brotherhood. c2002. BEA, HHI, BLU, LOB, ST H

B RESCORLA Stewart, James B. Heart of a Soldier: A Story of Love, Heroism, and September 11th. c2002 HHI, LOB

B RUMSFELD. Decter, Midge. Rumsfeld: A Personal Portrait. c 2003. BLU.

B RUMSFELD Scarborough, Rowan. Rumsfeld's War: The Untold Story of America's Anti-Terrorist Commander. c 2004. BLU, HHI

B WAUGH Waugh, Billy with Tim Keown. Hunting the Jackal: A CIA Ground Soldier's 50-Year Career Hunting America's Enemies. c 2004. HHI, BLU

070.4 COV Covering Catastrophe: Broadcast Journalists Report September 11 c 2002. BLU

248.86 CYM Cymbala, Jim. God's Grace from Ground Zero: Seeking God's Heart for the Future of Our World. c2001 BLU

291.1787 SCR Scruton, Roger. The West and the Rest : Globalization and the Terrorist Threat c2002. BEA, HHI

297.5 COL My Jihad: The True Story of an American Mujahid's Amazing Journey from Usama Bin Laden's Training Camps to Counterterrorism with the FBI and CIA c2002. BEA, HHI

On Order Kushner, Harvey W. Encyclopedia of Terrorism c 2003 BFT, BLU

303.6ANT Anti-American Terrorism and the Middle East. c 2002 BEA, HHI

303.6 BER Berger, Peter L. Holy War, Inc.: Inside the Secret World of Osama bin Laden c2002. BEA, HHI, BLU, LOBLarge Print- BLU, LOB

303.6 BER Bergen, Peter L. Holy War, Inc.: Inside the Secret World of Osama bin Laden. c2001 BEA, HHI, BLU, LOBLarge Print-BLU, LOB

303.6 BER Berman, Paul. Terror and Liberalism c2003. BLU

303.6 CAR Carr, Caleb. The Lessons of Terror: A History of Warfare Against Civilians: Why It Has Always Failed and Why It Will Fail Again. c 2002. BLU, HHI

303.6 CON Confronting Fear: A History of Terrorism c 2002 BLU

303.6 CUR Currie, Stephen. Terrorists and Terrorist Groups. c2002. BEA, BLU, HHI

303.6 ENC Encyclopedia of World Terrorism. c1997, 2002 Reference BEA

303.6 FAR Farah, Douglas. Blood from Stones: The Secret Financial Network of Terror.
c 2004.

303.6 GUN Inside Al Qaeda: Global Network of Terror. c2002 BLU

303.6 HAL Halliday, Fred. Two Hours that Shook the World: September 11, 2002: Causes and Consequences. c2002. BLU

303.6 STE Stern, Jessica. Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill.
c 2003

303.6 TAY Taylor, Robert. The History of Terrorism. c 2002 BEA, HHI, BLU

303.6 TER Terrorism: A Documentary History. c 2003 HHI

303.6 TER Anonymous.Terrorist Hunter : The Extraordinary Story of a Woman Who Went Undercover to Infiltrate the Radical Islamic Groups Operating in America c 2003. BLU, LOB

303.635 BEN Bennett,William John. Why We Fight: Moral Clarity and the War on Terrorism. c2002 BEA, HHI, BLU

306.209 HAN Hannity, Sean. Let Freedom Ring. (Domestic and foreign issues, post 9/11) c2002. HHI, BEA, LOB

322.1 RUT Fury for God: The Islamist Attack on America c2002 BEA, HHI, BLU

322.4 ESP Esposito, John L. Unholy War: Terror in the Name of Islam c2002. HHI

322.42 HAM In Bad Company: America's Terrorist Underground c2002 BLU

327.581 BRI Brisard, Jean-Charles Forbidden Truth: U.S.-Taliban Secret Oil Diplomacy and the Failed Hunt for Bin Laden. c2002 BLU

327.73 HAN Hannity, Sean. Deliver Us From Evil: Defeating Terrorism, Despotism, and Liberalism. c 2004 BLU, HHI, LOB.

341.23 BAB Babbin, Jed. Inside the Asylum: Why the UN and Old Europe Are Worse Than You Think. c 2004 BLU, HHI.

361.609 MAH MAH Maher, Bill. When You Ride Alone, You Ride with Bin Laden: What the Government Should be Telling Us to Fight the War on Terrorism c2002 BLU, HHI

362.197 MAN Manning, Greg. Love, Greg and Laura, (Victims of 9/11 attacks.),c 2001
BEA, BLU, HHI (in Large Print)

363.3 AGE The Age of Terror: America and the World After September 11. c2001 BEA, HHI

363.3 DEB De Becker, Gavin. Fear Less. c 2002 BEA

363.3 ELS Elshtain, Jean Bethke Elshtain.Just War Against Terror : The Burden of American Power in a Violent World c 2003 BLU

363.32 ALL. Allison, Graham T. Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe.
c 2004.

363.32 STR Striking Terror: America's New War. c. 2002 BLU

363.309 EME Emerson, Steven. American Jihad: The Terrorists Living Among Us. c. 2002 BLU, HHI

363.34 PIC Picciotto, Richard. Last Man Down: A Firefighter's Story of Survival and Escape from the World Trade Center. c2002 BEA, HHI, BLU

393.37 BRO Brotherhood (NY Fire Department-9/11). c2001 BEA, HHI, BLU

616.9 PRE Preston, Richard. The Demon in the Freezer. (Smallpox as a biological weapon) c2002 BEA, HHI

658.40 GIU Giuliani, Rudolph. Leadership. c2002 BEA, HHI, BLU (in Large Print)

704 GOO Goodman, Robin F. The Day Our World Changed: Children's Art of 9/11. c2002 BEA, HHI, BLU

725.097 GIL Gillespie, Angus Kress. Twin Towers: The Life of New York City's World Trade Center. c1999, 2001. HHI

920 POR Portraits 9/11/01 The Collected "Portraits of Grief from the New York Times. c2003 LOB

953.805 BOD Bodansky, Yossef. Bin Laden: The Man Who Declared War on America. c2001 HHI

956.704 CAR. Carroll, James. Crusade: Chronicles of An Unjust War. c 2004. BLU

956.7044 CLA Clark, Wesley K. Winning Modern Wars: Iraq, Terrorism, and the American Empire. c 2003 BLU

956.704 POL Pollack, Kenneth. The Threatening Storm. (Why invade Iraq). c2002 HHI, BLU, LOB

958 RAS Rashid, Ahmed. Jihad: The Rise of Militant Islam in Central Asia. c2002

958.104 AND Anderson, Jon Lee. The Lion's Grace: Dispatches from Afghanistan. c2002

958.104 BER Peter L. Bergen.Holy war, Inc. : inside the secret world of Osama bin Laden c2002 BLU, LOB (Large Print)

958.104 COO Cooley, John. Unholy Wars: Afghanistan, American and International Terrorism. c2002 HHI

958.014 HIR Hirsh, Michael. None Braver: U. S. Air Force Pararescuemen in the War on Terrorism. c 2003 BLU

958.104 MOO. Moore, Robin. The Hunt for Bin Laden: Task Force Dagger. c2003. BEA, HHI, LOB

958.104 RAS Rashid, Ahmed. Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia. c2001. BEA, BLU

967.62 FER Ferguson, Amanda. The Attack Against the U.S. Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. c2003. BLU

971.8 DEF DeFede, Jim The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland. c2002 HHI, LOB

931 ABO (Young Adult) Above Hallowed Ground: Photographic Record of September 11, 2001. c 2002 BEA, BLU

973.9 LET Let Freedom Ring: Patriotism: World War II to the World Trade Center c 2001
Large Print BEA, BLU, HHI

973.931 ATT The Attack on America: September 11, 2001. c 2002 BEA, BLU, HHI, LOB

973.931 BER Bernstein, Richard Out of the Blue: The Story of September 11, 2001, from Jihad to Ground Zero. c2002 BEA, HHI, BLU, LOB

973.931 BOV . Bovard, James. The Bush Betrayal. c 2004 BLU, HHI

973.931 BYR. Byrd, Robert C. Losing America: Confronting a Reckless and Arrogant Presidency. c 2004. BEA, HHI

973.931 CHO Chomsky, Noam. 9-11. c2001. BLU

973.931 COR Corbin, Jane. Al Qaeda: In Search of the Terror Network that Threatens the World. c2002 BLU

973.931 FRU Frum, David An End to Evil: How to Win the War on Terror. c 2003

973.931 INS Inside 9-11: What Really Happened. c2002 LOB

973.931 MIL Miller, John. The Cell: Inside the 9/11 Plot and Why the CIA and FBI Failed to Stop It. c2002 BEA, HHI, BLU

973.931 NAT A Nation Challenged: A Visual History of 9/11 and Its Aftermath. c2002 LOB

973.931 NEW Newyorkseptembereleventwothousandone (New York September Eleven Two Thousand One). c2001 BLU

973.931 NOO Noonan, Peggy. A Heart, A Cross, and A Flag: America Today. c2003.

973.931 SEP September 11: A Testimony. c2002. STH

973.931 TER Terrorism. c2003. BEA, BLU, HHI, LOB

973.981 ONE One Nation: America Remembers September 11, 2001 c2001

974.7 HAL Halberstam, David. Firehouse. c2002 BLU, LOB Large Print
BEA, HHI- Regular print

974.7 HAM Hampton, Wilborn September 11, 2001: Attack on New York City. c 2003

974.7 LAN Langewiesche, William. American Ground, Unbuilding the World Trade Center. c2002 BEA, HHI, BLU

974.704 SHE Sheehy, Gail. Middletown, America: One Town's Passage from Grief to Hope
c 2003

974.71 LAB Labriola, John. Walking Forward, Looking Back. c 2003 BLU

974.71 SMI Smith, Dennis. Report from Ground Zero: The Heroic Story of the Rescuers at the World Trade Center. c2002. LOB

974.71 VER Vergan, Camilo J. Twin Towers Remembered. c2001. LOB

974.7104 FIN Never Forget: An Oral History of September 11, 2001. c2002. LOB

974.8 LON Longman, Jere. Among the Heroes: The Story of United Flight 93 and the Passengers and Crew Who Fought Back. c2002. HHI, BLU, LOB


B BIN LAD Landau, Elaine. Osama bin Laden: A War Against the West. c 2002 BEA, HHI, BLU

B GIULIANI Rudolph Giuliani: America's Mayor. c2002 BEA, BLU, HHI

158.1 Pat Patel, Andrea. On That Day: A Book of Hope for Children. c2002. BEA, BLU, HHI

363.4 LOU Louis, Nancy. Heroes of the Day, c2002 LOBL

363.4 LOU Louis, Nancy. Ground Zero, c2002 LOB

810.8 NIN 9-11: The Book of Help. c2002. BEA, BLU, HHI

973.931 AME America Under Attack: Primary Sources. c2002. BEA, BLU, HHI, LOB

973.931 FRA Frank, Mitch. Understanding September 11: Answering Questions About the Attack on America. c2002. BEA, BLU, HHI, LOB

973.931 LAL Lalley, Patrick. 9.11.01: Terrorists Attack the U.S., 2002 BEA , HHI, BLU

973.931 NAT A Nation Challenged: A Visual History of 9/11 and Its Aftermath. c2002. BEA, BLU, HHI, LOB (Adult section in Lobeco)

973.931 POF Poffenberger, Nancy M.
September 11, 2001: A simple Account for Children. c2002 LOB

973.931 STE Stewart, Gail. America Under Attack: September 11, 2001. c2002 BEA, BLU, HHI, LOB

973.931 TER Examining Issues Through Political Cartoons: Terrorism c 2003 BEA

973.931 VAL Valdez, Angela. We the People: The US Government's United Response Against Terror. c2003 BEA, BLU, HHI

973.931 WHE Wheeler, Jill C. September 11, 2001: The Day that Changed America. c2002 LOB

974.7 GAR The Attacks on the World Trade Center: February 26, 1993. c2003 BEA , HHI , BLU

974.7 HAM Hampton, Wilborn. September 11, 2001: Attack on New York City. c 2003.

974.7 KAL Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey. c2002.


958.4094 GIU Giuliani, Rudolph W. Leadership BEA, HHI

973.931 BRI Brill, Steven. After: How America Confronted the September 12 Era. c 2003 BEA


B Bin Laden In the Name of Allah c2001. HHI

303.62 BIP Bioterror c2002. HHI

303.62 TER Terror Strikes Home: The World Trade Center Bombing. c2001 HHI, BLU

355.6 INS Inside the Pentagon. c2002 BLU

364.1 JIH Jihad in America. c1997 LOB

973.9 LET Let Freedom Ring, c 2001 HHI

973.93 ELE The 11th of September. c 2001 BEA, BLU

974.71 IN In Memoriam: New York City 9/11/01. BLU, HHI

974.71 NIN 9/11. c2002 BLU

CDROM at the Beaufort Reference Desk

Comprehensive Reference Resource: Spetember 11, 2001 (Contains timelines, pictures,and other resources on 9/11) Reference Librarians can search and print sections.

Books, Video/DVD, Tapes on ISLAM

222 FEI Feiler, Bruce. Abraham: A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths(Judaism, Christianity, Islam). c2002. BEA, BLU, HHI, STH

291.172 PET Peters, F. E. The Monotheists: Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Conflict and Competition. c 2003 BEA

297 ABD Abdo, Geneive. No God but God c 2000 BEA

297 AHM Ahmed, Akbar S. Islam Today: A Short Introduction to the Muslim World. c 2001

297 ARM Armstrong, Karen. Islam: A Short History. c. 2000, 2002. BEA, BLU, HHI Large Print

297 CLA Clark, Charles Islam. c2002. BLU Children

297 EME Emerick, Yahiya. The Complete Idiots Guide to Understanding Islam. c2002.

297 ESS The Essential Koran BEA, BLU, LOB

297 GLA Glasse, Cyril. The New Encyclopedia of Islam. c2001. BLU

297 GOR Gordon, Matthew S. Islam: Origins. c 2002 BEA, HHI

297 ISL [Video] Islam: A Closer Look c 1995 LOB

297 INS Inside Islam: The People and the Conflicts of the World's Fastest Growing Religion c2002. BEA, HHI

297 LUN Lunde, Paul. Islam c2002. BEA

297 MAN Manji, Irshad. The Trouble with Islam: A Muslim's Call for Reform in Her Faith.
c 2004

297 MUS [Video] Muslims: An In-Depth Look at What it Means to be a Muslim in the 21st Century c 2003 BEA, BLU

297 NAS Islam : Religion, History, and Civilization. Nasr, Seyyed Hossein. c2003.

297 SMI Smith Jane I. Islam in America. c 1999 BEA, BLU, HHI

297WIL Wilkinson, Phillip. Islam c2002. BEA, BLU, LOB Children

297 WOL Wold, Michael The Hadj [Video] c 1993. BEA

297.097 HAS Hasan, Asma Gull. Why I Am a Muslim c 2004. BLU

297.0973 TAK Taking Back Islam. c 2002 BEA, HHI

297.2 ISL Islam: Opposing Viewpoints c2000. BEA

297.35 INS-DVD-On Order-Inside Mecca c 2003 BEA, HHI

297.7 LEW The Crisis of Islam: Holy War and Unholy Terror c2003.BEA, LOB

320.5 PIP Pipes, Daniel. Militant Islam Reaches America. c2002. HHI

320.5 SPE Islamic Fundamentalism in the Modern World c1995 BEA

320.5 VIO Viorst, Milton. In the Sahdow of the Prophet: The Struggle for the Soul of Islam. c2001 HHI

909 WOR The World of Islam c. 2001. BLU

958 RAS Rashid, Ahmed. Jihad : the Rise of Militant Islam in Central Asia. c 2002

958.1048 SHA [Sound Recording] Shah, Saira. The Storyteller's Daughter. c 2003. BLU


B ANSARY Ansary, Tamin. West of Kabul, East of New York: An Afghan American Story.
c 2002. BEA, HHI

B CURRY Curry, Dayna and Heather Mercer with Stacy Mattingly.Prisoners of Hope: The Story of Our Captivity and Freedom in Afghanistan. c2002. BEA, HHI, BEA Large Print

B LATIFA Latifa. My Forbidden Face: Growing Up Under the Taliban: Q Young Woman's Story. c2002. BEA, HHI, BLU

B MEENA LEASE Chavis, Melody Ermachild. Meena, Heroine of Afghanistan: The Martyr Who Founded RAWA, the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan. c2003 HHI

305.409 BEN Benard, Cheryl with Edith Schlaffer. Veiled Courage: Inside the Afghan Women's Resistance. c2002. HHI

909.82 JUN Fire. (Guerilla warfare) Junger, Sebastian. c2001 BEA, BLU, HHI, LOB ST H

958.1 TAN Tanner, Stephen. Afghanistan: A Military History from Alexander the Great to the Present. c 2002 HHI

958.104 AND The Lion's Grave: Dispatches from Afghanistan. Anderson, Jon Lee. c 2002. HHI

958.104 CRI Crile, George. Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of the Largest Covert Operation in History. c2003. BEA, BLU, HHI, ST H.

958.104 HIR Hirsh, Michael. None Braver: U. S. Air Force Pararescuremen in the War on Terrorism. c2003. BLU

973.931 ULL Ullman, Harlan K. Unfinished Business: Afghanistan, the Middle East and Beyond: Defusing the Dangers that Threaten America's Security. c 2002 HHI



Middle East Ebrary ( is offering FREE, full-text access to over 100 books and maps about the Middle East from major publishers.

LIBRARIANS' INDEX TO THE INTERNET-September 11 & Beyond ( provides links to Websites on the attacks, rebuilding & remembering, people, and other related topics.

September 11 News ( contains a large body of photographs and some text.

September 11 Victims (

Chronology of Terror ( gives the timeline of September 11, 2001.

The New Yorker Magazine ( provides an archive of the terrorist attack and its immediate aftermath.

The Public Broadcasting System (PBS- contains links to the American response to terrorism, information on Islam and more.

The Peacemakers Speak ( contains statements from a number of Nobel Peace Prize winners concerning the September 11 terrorist attack and its aftermath.

The respected Jane's Military Website ( contains shortened forms of the articles on the war against terror. Full length articles are availble to subscribers.


Excerpt from an Al-Qaeda Training Manual( provided by the U. S. Department of Justice., (, the official U. S. Government Web site.

National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States
( is an independent, bipartisan commission created to prepare and full account of the 9-11 terrorist attacks.

The Department of Homeland Security ( information on how the possibility of more terrorist attacks is being addressed by both the federal and state governments.

United States Department of State-Patterns of Global Terrorism (


Medical University of South Carolina Library Terrorism Resources ( contains Fact Sheets on bioterrorism, training resources, and links to South Carolina Emergency Management and South Carolina DEHEC along with links to relevant Federal Agencies.


The Center for Disease Control Web site ( contains information on the spread and symptoms of biological and chemical warfare agents.

MEDLINE Plus Health Information: Biodefense and Bioterrorism ( from the National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Health contains high quality information.


The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (, founded by former U. S. Senator James Abourezk, is the largest Arab-American organization in the United States. Here are articles advising Arab-Americans on how to respond to discrimination in the wake of September 11.


Afghanistan and the US: Selected Internet Resources ( is a large index of Web sites compiled by the University of California at Berkeley.

Afghanistan: Background Note ( is from the U. S. Department of State.

Afghanistan: The World Factbook 2002( is produced by the CIA and contains a good map of the country.

The Afghan News Network (, a non-profit educational site, is produced in the U.S. and containing links to international news stories and the continuing war on terrorism.


Iraq: Background Note ( is from the US State Department as is Iraq Update (

Saddam's Ultimate Solution ( is from the PBS WIDE ANGLE documentary series.

World Factbook: Iraq ( is from the CIA.

Government Views of Iraq ( is a group of links to government documents concerning US policy and the war in Iraq. They were prepared by librarians at the City College of New York.


The Islamic Server ( is produced by the Muslim Student Association at the University of Southern California. The site contains multiple translations of the Qur'an, descriptions of the fundamentals of Islam and a useful glossary of Islamic terms.

Introduction to Islam ( is an online book by M. Cherif Bassiouini.


Global Connections: The Middle East, from Public Television and Boston's WGBH, contains a timeline of Middle Eastern history, a section of frequently asked questions, and allows the user to explore a theme such as Middle Eastern science.


* Please Note: To access the library's databases, go to, click on the link for databases from the main page, and choose a database. If you are working from a computer outside the library, you will need a user name and password available only to library card holders. Call your local library for a list of user names and passwords for each database.

*EBSCO HOST & CQ PRESS, ( two of the library's subscription databases, contain recent articles about the war in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Islam as well as articles on terrorism and 9/11. Under EBSCO Host, use the history database.
, ( which can be accessed from the library's home page, contains the following

Gale Databases contain the *"Biography Resource Center" with a biography of Osama (Usama) Bin Laden.

*"Custom Newspapers" contains currents events from the Charleston Post and Courier and the New York Times. Many of the other Gale databases also contain articles about terrorism written from 1980 to the present.

*Grolier Encyclopedias contain definitions and an overview of recent terrorist attacks.

*Newsbank links to War in Iraq (

*Sirs Knowledge Source. Click on the link, "Special Feature: Focus on Terrorism" for information on the hunt for Bin Laden, Afghanistan and the Taliban, and more. "Featured Web Sites" contains links to Web sites including the U. S. Department of State, all of the armed services sites, the Building Big Databank with statistics about the World Trade Center buildings, and many others.

*Sirs Discoverer for young students has a "Subject Tree" link for "Social Issues." Choose the link for "Violence and Crime" and then for "Terrorism" to find articles that are marked easy, moderate or challenging. Many contain pictures suitable for school reports. The link for "Current Events" will also produce results on recent terrorist attacks all over the world.

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