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New Horizons

February 8, 2024

Meet Liko, Roy, and their new Pokémon friends. They’re all featured in Pokémon Horizons: The Series. This show marks a new chapter in the world of Pokémon. It introduces Pokémon’s first female main character. Her name is Liko. “It’s almost…

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The Wonders of Rocks

February 8, 2024

What a Rock Can Reveal uncovers the stories behind different rocks and minerals. This nonfiction book is by Maya Wei-Haas. She spoke with TFK Kid Reporter Ben Stern. “There’s no such thing as a boring rock,” she believes. Each has…

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A New Chapter

February 2, 2024

The National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature is Meg Medina. She’s a Cuban-American children’s book author. Medina is the first Latina to be ambassador. Her job is to inspire young readers all over the country. Sharing Stories Medina’s love of…

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Find Your Story

February 2, 2024

Storytelling is a way to connect with people. Whether it’s fiction or nonfiction, sharing stories brings people together. Meg Medina told TIME for Kids that a shared story can “help you imagine, help you feel something. And in my…

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Science

Keep It Down

January 26, 2024

Headphones are helpful. We use them to listen to music without disturbing others. Many kids use them in school. But headphones can be harmful, too. They can cause hearing loss if the volume is too loud. Studies show that…

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How the Ear Works

January 26, 2024

An ear has many working parts. Their job is to turn sound into something your brain can understand. Here’s how. The pinna is the part of the ear sticking out of your head. It collects sounds. The sounds travel through…

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Girls Skate

January 19, 2024

Sosina Challa lives in Ethiopia. That’s in Africa. One day, she saw some boys skateboarding. “I used to watch skateboarding in the movies,” Challa told TIME for Kids. “But I never got the chance to try.” That changed. “I just…

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Fair Play

January 19, 2024

Sam Rapoport has a mission. She wants to connect women and girls with football. Rapoport works for the National Football League (NFL). She’s its senior director of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Rapoport grew up playing flag and touch football.…

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Taylor on Tour

December 21, 2023

Taylor Swift is a pop superstar. On December 7, she was named the 2023 TIME Person of the Year. Swift had a huge 2023. She did a series of concerts called the Eras Tour. It broke records. And the movie…

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People of the Year

December 20, 2023

Taylor Swift has been named TIME magazine’s 2023 Person of the Year. Influential people were named in other categories too. Soccer star Lionel Messi was TIME’s Athlete of the Year. The World Cup champion made headlines in 2023. His contract…

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Word of the Year

December 20, 2023

Late in 2023, Merriam-Webster announced its word of the year. It picked the word authentic. Merriam-Webster publishes dictionaries. It highlights a word every year. The choice is based on searches from the dictionary’s website. Often, the word reflects world events. …

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Learning to Lead

December 20, 2023

The Walk, by Winsome Bingham, tells the story of a little girl and her granny. They go on a walk. But it’s not just any walk. They’re gathering people from the community to go vote. Kid Reporter Sophia Zhang spoke…

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Wish Upon a Star

December 20, 2023

The movie Wish arrived in theaters on November 22. It celebrates Walt Disney’s 100th anniversary. The movie also reimagines what it means to “wish upon a star.”  Asha is the main character. She’s witty and adventurous. She makes a wish…

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