Experience the greatest moments of the 20th century with an accessible narrative that makes history come alive. Adapted especially for young people by Jennifer Armstrong from the #1 national bestseller!
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 a 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 volume. 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 The Century and a former editor and writer with Life magazine.
The Century for Young People by Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster