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Kids Report on COVID-19: Jack in Georgia

April 2, 2020

We asked our team of TFK Kid Reporters for their perspective on the coronavirus pandemic. Here, TFK Kid Reporter Jack Doane, from Rex, Georgia, shares his thoughts. The coronavirus has single-handedly shut down everything. For me, that means my school…

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An Exciting Expedition

April 1, 2020

In the graphic novel Journey Under the Arctic, aquanaut and conservationist Fabien Cousteau goes on an adventure with junior explorers Rocco and Olivia in search of the rare Dumbo octopus. Along the way, they discover other fascinating ocean creatures. They…

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Back to Nature

April 1, 2020

The IMAX documentary Into America’s Wild highlights the natural beauty of the United States. It follows three adventure seekers—a long-distance hiker, a former astronaut, and a pilot—as they explore some of the country’s stunning landscapes. These include the Pando aspen…

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Kids Report on COVID-19: Alexis from Ohio

March 30, 2020

We asked our team of TFK Kid Reporters for their perspective on the coronavirus pandemic. Here, TFK Kid Reporter Alexis Bumah, from Dayton, Ohio, shares her experience. There was a rapid change of events in my life starting about three…

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TFK Kid Reporters Interview Dr. Ingrid Katz About COVID-19

March 27, 2020

How long does the new coronavirus last on surfaces like school supplies? Why are kids less affected by the virus than adults? Will summer plans and activities be canceled? With the new coronavirus going around, kids have lots of questions.…

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Kids Report on COVID-19: Raunak in New Jersey

March 27, 2020

We asked our team of TFK Kid Reporters for their perspective on the coronavirus pandemic. Here, TFK Kid Reporter Raunak Singh, from Fair Lawn, New Jersey, shares his thoughts. COVID-19 is caused by an infectious coronavirus. Many people have already…

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Olympics Postponed

March 24, 2020

The 2020 Summer Olympic Games, in Tokyo, Japan, will be postponed for about a year. This is because of the coronavirus pandemic. That announcement was made by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday, March 24. The IOC said the…

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Kids Report on COVID-19: Henry in Massachusetts

March 23, 2020

We asked our team of TFK Kid Reporters for their perspective on the coronavirus pandemic. Here, TFK Kid Reporter Henry Carroll, from Boston, Massachusetts, shares his thoughts on what kids can do to help. Over the New Year’s holiday, our…

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Comic Craze!

March 20, 2020

When Raina Telgemeier was a kid in the 1980s, she fell in love with comics. “They were the perfect combination of all the things I liked: characters and stories and humor and artwork,” she told TIME for Kids. But she…

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8 Questions for Jerry Craft

March 20, 2020

Jerry Craft is the author of New Kid. It’s a graphic novel about an African-American boy who feels out of place in his mostly white school. In 2019, New Kid became the first graphic novel to win the Newbery Medal,…

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Social Distancing

March 20, 2020

To limit the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, health experts say people should practice social distancing. But what does that really mean? According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, social distancing involves “avoiding mass gatherings”…

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Kids Report on COVID-19: Mira in Kansas

March 20, 2020

We asked our team of TFK Kid Reporters for their perspective on the coronavirus pandemic. Here, TFK Kid Reporter Mira McInnes, from Leawood, Kansas, shares her experience. For a while, the coronavirus didn’t seem like something I personally had to…

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Wear It Proud

March 19, 2020

Eight-year-old Jonathan Brown, from Texas, rocks his dreadlocks proudly. It’s a style he was looking forward to letting grow long. But in December 2019, he was sent home from school with a note from the assistant principal. It said Jonathan…

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Flattening the Curve

March 19, 2020

The coronavirus continues to spread throughout the world. Experts say keeping your distance from other people during the pandemic could slow down the virus and save lives. A simple chart, shown above, tells us how. It shows two scenarios. One…

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Rock On

March 18, 2020

Get ready to jam out with Trolls World Tour. It’s a sequel to the 2016 Trolls movie. The film follows troll friends Poppy and Branch as they make a big discovery: Theirs is not the world’s only troll tribe. Poppy…

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Another Look

March 18, 2020

Lois Lowry is one of America’s most celebrated authors. In the course of her career, she’s published more than 30 books. Lowry’s latest is On the Horizon. It’s her first work of poetry. “When I sat down to begin to…

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Kids Report on COVID-19: Eshaan in Texas

March 18, 2020

We asked our team of TFK Kid Reporters for their perspective on the coronavirus pandemic. Here, TFK Kid Reporter Eshaan Mani, from Houston, Texas, shares his thoughts. “Coronavirus Declared a Pandemic, Says World Health Organization.” These words flashed across my…

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Coronavirus Questions?

March 12, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is a public health emergency. Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that can infect animals and people. Some cause mild illness, like the common cold, while others can lead to serious illness. The type causing the current…

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Protección del público

March 12, 2020

Mientras el nuevo coronavirus viaja alrededor del mundo, las comunidades están tomando pasos para detener su propagación. El nuevo virus fue identificado por primera vez en China, en diciembre. Los expertos creen que es donde primero pasó de animales a…

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