Many might be struggling to explain current events to teens. Or, maybe teens are looking to help explain the situation! We hope this list of titles might help. We’ve also created sample chapters with relevant information that you can download and use immediately.
by Ashley Kuehl, executive editor, YA trade nonfiction
Fake news, misinformation, lies, hoaxes, spin, disinformation, and falsehoods. What do these terms have in common? You’ll learn about all of them (and more!) in the newly updated Fake News Edition of Debunk It! How to Stay Sane in a World of Misinformation, available now from Zest Books.Read More
By Domenica Di Piazza, Editorial Director of Twenty-First Century Books
Over the years, TFCB has tackled some extraordinarily tough topics for YA readers. Our Spring 2019 list is no exception, with Fake News and Exposing Hate coming out from Mike Miller, one of the imprint’s newest writers. (Welcome, Mike!) The subject matter is tough because it reflects trends in American life that are frightening and that destabilize our faith in the reliability of powerful leaders and in the media as a check on authority. How can we make sense of these trends, and what can we do as individuals to make a difference for the good? Read More