Sample Chapters to Help Make Sense of Troubling Times

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.

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In the News with TFCB: Speaking Up for What Is Fair and Right

fake news, exposing hate

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