Experience the greatest moments of the 20th century with an accessible narrative that makes history come alive.
Adapted from the #1 national bestseller especially for young readers!
The twentieth century was a time of tremendous change, the most eventful hundred years in human history. Join Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster for a fascinating journey back in time to experience, through vivid first-person accounts, the most surprising and the most terrifying events of the past hundred years. These are the voices of ordinary people–children and adults–who were part of history in the making. Their joys and sorrows, their hopes and fears provide a compelling insider’s look at momentous events that have reshaped the world. The Century for Young People is a riveting read and an essential research resouce. It is the story of our time for all time.
About Peter Jennings
Peter Jennings is Anchor and Senior Editor of ABC News’ World News Tonight. In more than thirty-five years as a broadcast journalist, he has covered many of the pivotal events of the century. Todd Brewster is Senior Editorial Producer of… More about Peter Jennings
Published by Delacorte Books for Young Readers Sep 22, 2009| 128 Pages| Middle Grade (10 and up)| ISBN 9780375893964