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Let's Talk! With Cynthia Leitich Smith

January 21, 2021

TFK Kid Reporter Sophia Hou spoke with Cynthia Leitich Smith, editor of the new book Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids. Here’s part of their conversation. 1. Tell me about the book. Ancestor Approved is a collection of short stories…

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TFK Reads: A Dog-Friendly Town

January 19, 2021

Looking for something new to read? TIME for Kids has recommendations. Our editors selected some of the most exciting books of 2020. Then we handed them off to our team of TFK Kid Reporters to review. Here, TFK Kid Reporter…

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TFK Reads: Daring Darleen, Queen of the Screen

January 12, 2021

Looking for something new to read? TIME for Kids has recommendations. Our editors selected some of the most exciting books of 2020. Then we handed them off to our team of TFK Kid Reporters to review. Here, TFK Kid Reporter…

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It's Electric!

January 6, 2021

Kitchen Cabinet Science Projects, a new book by scientist Michelle Dickinson (above), is full of hands-on experiments that involve kitchen items. Dickinson shares one of them here. The experiment uses static electricity to make a strip of plastic hover in…

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TFK Reads: Bug Boys

January 5, 2021

Looking for something new to read? TIME for Kids has recommendations. Our editors selected some of the most exciting books of 2020. Then we handed them off to our team of TFK Kid Reporters to review. Here, TFK Kid Reporter…

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Kid-Approved

December 28, 2020

Looking for something to read? Here, TFK Kid Reporters review four noteworthy books of 2020. When Stars Are Scattered This graphic novel by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed tells the true story of two brothers who live in a refugee…

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History's Mysteries

November 11, 2020

As a kid, Victor Escandell enjoyed mysteries and detective stories. He also loved riddles, even though he often couldn’t solve them. “I’ve never been very good at logic exercises,” the artist told TIME for Kids. “I prefer using my imagination.”…

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Fantastic Classics

November 3, 2020

TIME created a list of the 100 best fantasy books ever. TIME for Kids editors chose 10 favorites for kids. Read about them here. They're listed in order of publication, beginning in 1865. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland More than 150…

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Spooky Stories

October 21, 2020

Halloween is the perfect time to curl up with a book that will make you glad you’re safe at home. Here are three new spine-tingling tales. A Game Gone Wrong In Hide and Seeker, by Daka Hermon, Justin is confused…

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Team Effort

October 14, 2020

The whole world watched in awe when humans first walked on the moon, in July 1969. The Apollo program was one of the most incredible feats in human history. How We Got to the Moon, written and illustrated by John…

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