Deception: Why Do People Lie?

Retail Price: $11.99
School Library Price: $8.99
  • Age Range: 11-18
  • Grade: 7-8
  • Lexile: 1030L
  • Guided Reading Level: X
  • Interest Level: 6-12
  • Reading Level: 8.2
  • Item: 28061
  • ISBN: 9781425850104
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 177.3
  • Pages: 48

Everyone lies every now and then. Little white lies are often told to spare someone's feelings, and big lies are sometimes told to keep people out of trouble. Why are lying and deception so widespread, and are they always wrong? It's time to find out the truth about lying!

Created in partnership with TIME©, this nonfiction reader builds critical literacy skills while students are engaged in reading high-interest content.

  • Reader's Guide and Try It! provide extensive language-development activities to develop critical thinking
  • Table of contents, glossary, and index help increase comprehension and strengthen academic vocabulary
  • A fun culminating activity challenges students to keep track of how many lies they tell in a day
  • Prepares students for college and career and aligns with state and national standards