Fake Over

Editorial Flamboyant. Sept. 2022. 120p. pap. $20.95. ISBN 9788418304392. SP.
Gr 6-9–With well-organized and eye-catching chapters and comical illustrations, this Spanish title focusing on fake news is bursting with information about this ever-important topic. Beginning with a glossary defining terms related to fake news, this book discusses the benefits and dangers of social media and the ability of misinformation to spread quickly through it. Reasons why people might spread lies and misinformation are covered, along with information about conspiracies, lies throughout history, biases, and the news. Tips on how to identify misinformation, exercises to test one’s ability to spot fake images and videos, tools that can be used for verification, and the importance of verifying information are also covered. The bold pink, white, and black colors along with clearly labeled sections, combined with the interesting topic and facts, will have readers quickly flipping through this compelling read.
VERDICT A detailed and comprehensive guide to fake news, this important and up-to-date title is an excellent choice for Spanish nonfiction collections.

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