50 Shocking Events You Should Know About (So You Can Impress Your Friends)

by Hallie Fryd

This book includes 50 juicy pop culture, political, and entertainment-related scandals from the 20th century. Each item has a photo, a synopsis of what happened, reasons why it went down, epilogues, famous quotes, and ways in which the scandal continues to influence us today. Teens will get the dish on Milli Vanilli’s lip-syncing, the Clinton-Lewinsky affair, the Biggie and Tupac murders, and many others.

✳ Junior Library Guild SelectionNEW BOTYA sticker-Winner

✳ Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Award Winner

“A gleefully explicit catalogue of the past century’s headline-grabbing bad behavior…Catnip for scandal junkies, with a bit of historical perspective stirred in.”Kirkus Reviews

“Fryd uses a snappy format to introduce 50 newsworthy (and occasionally cringe-worthy) dramas that caught the public’s attention. Informative!”ALA Booklist

Product Details

  • Reading level: Teen Nonfiction
  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Zest Books; Original edition (February, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-9827322-0-5

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