Future editors of the New York Times and wannabe investigative journalists will have much to study in this historical look at the people who shaped the industry. These figures’ inventive methods of interviewing, exploring, and scrutinizing will not only inform young muckrakers but will excite and inspire them, as well. As kids delve into this well-researched and straightforward book, they can learn by example—Mahoney uses her writing to show readers how to write. Ages ten and up.
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