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Challenging Crossword Puzzles for Teens

50 Fun and Clever Puzzles to Test Your Skills

Published by Rockridge Press
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Challenge your teen with these tricky crossword puzzles

Having fun and building brain power don't have to be mutually exclusive. These delightfully difficult crossword puzzles will put teens to the test as they try to solve each creative clue. Whether they're new to crosswords or already enjoy them, this teen-focused collection offers puzzles that are both fun and challenging.

Go beyond other crossword puzzle books for teens with:
  • 50 cunning crosswords—Give their brain a real workout with hours of crosswords designed specifically for teen puzzlers.
  • Topics they care about—From high school history and science to sports, video games, and TikTok, this book covers tons of subjects that teens are interested in.
  • Three levels of difficulty—Build their skills with crosswords that start out somewhat challenging and get even tougher as they progress.

Encourage your teen to put down their screens and exercise their mind with this collection of clever crossword puzzles for teens.

About The Author

Christopher King is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with degrees in both math and geography. Chris is an enthusiast of sitcoms, documentaries, podcasts, and most other forms of media. Follow Chris on Twitter @ckingsc and at, where he publishes his own crosswords.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Rockridge Press (September 21, 2021)
  • Length: 116 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781638079521
  • Ages: 12 - 16

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Raves and Reviews

"Chris King is one of the best puzzle-makers in the business. His puzzles are unfailingly clever and entertaining, and he's come up with some of the most unique crosswords I've ever seen. Any book by Chris is a must-solve!"--Will Nediger, professional puzzle-maker

"Chris King's crosswords strike a perfect balance between accessible and challenging. This book would make a fantastic, thoughtful gift for teens who are looking to solve fun and creative puzzles that have been constructed especially for them. As both a crossword constructor and a parent, I am looking forward to sharing this book with my own family." —Laura Braunstein, publisher of Inkubator Crosswords

"Chris was one of my best ever high school AP Calculus students. The skills he used in mathematics, insight, and problem solving serve him well in making his witty and always entertaining puzzles." —Anthony Sayster, high school math teacher

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