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Art for Everyone

September 17, 2020

When we want to see art, where do we go? The pandemic has made it hard to visit museums and galleries. But sometimes, we can find art outside in the neighborhood. Murals are large artworks. They are painted on walls.…

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8 Questions for Jennifer Eberhardt

September 17, 2020

People are sometimes treated unfairly because of unconscious bias. TFK’s Brian S. McGrath spoke with social psychologist Jennifer Eberhardt to learn how to recognize bias, and how we might stop it. 1. What is unconscious bias? Bias can be defined…

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Fighting the Darkness

September 16, 2020

In the new novel Maya and the Rising Dark, Maya thinks she’s a normal girl living in a normal neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois. Then she learns that her father has magical powers, and that he’s been using them to guard…

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A Podcast of the Past

September 16, 2020

Are you a history buff? Then you’ll love the podcast The Past and the Curious. It features surprising, funny, and inspiring stories about historical figures and events. Recent episodes have covered subjects from the nurse Florence Nightingale to the Harlem…

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TFK Kid Reporters: Meet Abby

September 15, 2020

Meet Abby Rogers, one of the 10 outstanding kids selected to be a TFK Kid Reporter this school year. Abby is 10 years old and lives in Lahaina, Hawaii. She likes to free-dive in the ocean, and her biggest pet…

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TFK Kid Reporters: Meet Miguel

September 15, 2020

Meet Miguel Madero, one of the 10 outstanding kids selected to be a TFK Kid Reporter this school year. Miguel is 10 years old and lives in San Antonio, Texas. He loves to build things with Legos and looks up…

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For the Birds

September 11, 2020

Jeremi Swietochowski was playing with Legos when he heard a thump. A bird had flown into the window and fallen onto the balcony. The fourth grader rushed to check on it. “Just when I was about to open the door,…

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Record Wildfires

September 11, 2020

Dozens of wildfires are tearing through California. Two of them, not far from San Francisco, are among the three largest in the state’s history. “The wildfire situation throughout California is dangerous and must be taken seriously,” Randy Moore, of the…

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Staying Connected

September 11, 2020

Maggie Weymouth, 8, says her friends used to love playing with her chickens. She lives on a farm in Clarence, New York, and has lots of pets. But Maggie’s friends haven’t come around lately. Despite the company of her animals…

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Should the Voting Age Be Lowered?

September 11, 2020

To vote for president of the United States, a person must be 18 years old. In the U.S., the voting age was 21 before the Vietnam War. It was lowered to 18 by the 26th Amendment to the Constitution, in…

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Copy Colt

September 10, 2020

On August 6, a horse named Kurt was born in Texas. The colt made history. Kurt is the first Przewalski’s horse to be successfully cloned. In 1980, scientists at the San Diego Zoo, in California, took DNA from a Przewalski’s…

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This Week in TFK History: Monarch Butterflies

September 10, 2020

Time flies! The first issue of TIME for Kids was published in September 1995. That means TFK is turning 25. To honor our 25th anniversary, we’re pulling TFK stories from the archives and highlighting them in this space. Each archival…

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Let's Talk! With Daniel Nayeri

September 9, 2020

Author Daniel Nayeri talks with TFK Kid Reporter Abby Rogers about his new book, Everything Sad Is Untrue (A True Story) . 1. Tell me about the book. It’s an autobiographical novel about my family. I grew up in Iran…

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TFK Kid Reporters: Meet Kyle

September 8, 2020

Meet Kyle Romain, one of the 10 outstanding kids selected to be a TFK Kid Reporter this school year. Kyle is 10 years old and lives in New Orleans, Louisiana. He spends his free time playing video games and basketball,…

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TFK Kid Reporters: Meet Rory

September 8, 2020

Meet Rory Hu, one of the 10 outstanding kids selected to be a TFK Kid Reporter this school year. Rory is 10 years old and lives in Cupertino, California. She loves the musical Hamilton and hopes one day to interview…

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On the March

September 4, 2020

On August 28, thousands of protesters gathered on the National Mall, in Washington, D.C., for the March on Washington 2020. They were speaking out against racism and the unjust treatment of Black people in American society. For months, marches have…

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New COVID-19 Data

September 4, 2020

The number of new COVID-19 cases reported daily in the U.S. is falling. That’s according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University, in Maryland. By the end of August, about 43,000 new cases were being reported daily in the U.S.…

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Car Takes Flight

September 3, 2020

Flying cars are no longer a dream of the future. SkyDrive Inc., in Japan, announced on August 28 that a pilot had successfully flown one of its cars. There are more than 100 flying-car projects in the world, according to…

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