Last call: Our TFK Person of the Year poll ends on January 1. Cast your vote today!
Who was the most important newsmaker of 2011? Read on to learn about the 12 nominees and to cast your vote for the TIME FOR KIDS Person of the Year. Be sure to make your choice by January 1! We will announce the winner at timeforkids.com and in the first issue of TIME For Kids after the holiday break.
Click on the images below to read about each candidate. Then cast your vote in the poll.