Teenagers in The Times: October 2020

Teenagers in The Times: October 2020

Here is the October edition of Teenagers in The Times, a roundup of the news and feature stories about young people that have recently appeared across sections of NYTimes.com. We publish a new edition on the first Thursday of each month.

For ideas about how to use Teenagers in The Times with your students, please see our lesson plan and special activity sheet, both of which can be used with this or any other edition.

11 Reality Shows to Watch With Your Older Kids

A list of series that are exciting, funny, educational and exactly the kind of television that parents should be watching with their preteen and teenage children.

‘Charm City Kings’ Review: Growing Up, and Almost Spinning Out

In this sincere drama, a young Baltimore teenager enamored of the city’s vibrant dirt-bike scene, faces hard truths and choices.

‘Tomboy’ Looks at Gender Roles, and Role-Playing, Through the Ages

Lisa Selin Davis’s book asks what it means, really, to “act like a girl,” or not.