Katie's dad has a breakdown and lands in a mental hospital. To get him out, Katie needs to prove he's not crazy—which means investigating his conspiracy theories about the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Read a sample chapter of Geoffrey Girard's YA novel TRUTHERS: https://www.lernerbooks.com/digitalassets/Assets/Title%20Assets/23365/9781512427790/Sample%20Chapter.pdf
"The Deliberate Dumbing Down of America” This was written by Charlotte Iserbyt, who served as Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI), U. Department of Education, during the firstReagan Administration.