Fakers: An Insider’s Guide to Cons, Hoaxes, and Scams

Fakers: An Insider’s Guide to Cons, Hoaxes, and Scams

by H. P. Wood

From the Trojan horse to fake news, scams have run rampant throughout history and across the globe. Some con artists do it for fun, others for profit. . . and every once in a while, a faker saves the world.

In this era of daily online hoaxes, it’s easy to be caught off-guard. Fakers arms kids with information, introducing them to the funniest, weirdest, and most influential cons and scams in human history. Profiles of con artists will get readers thinking about motivation and consequence, and practical tips will help protect them from falsehoods. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is—except in the case of this book!


Ages: 12-15
Illustrated by: David Clark
ISBN: 9781580897433
Price: $18.99
Published by: Charlesbridge Publishing, Inc.

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