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Mordicai Gerstein's tightrope act

Illustrator's retelling of the story of a daring feat offers kids a different view of the twin towers

By David Mehegan
Globe Staff / January 22, 2004

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WILLIAMSBURG -- A tightrope walk is a delicate balance, a fancy flight and a flight of fancy. So is a children's picture book such as "The Man Who Walked Between the Towers," by Mordicai Gerstein. Even before it won the coveted Randolph Caldecott Medal for outstanding children's book illustration last week, "The Man Who Walked Between the Towers" was itself ... (Full Article: 1915 Words)

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