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Best Inventions of 2017

February 5, 2018

Inventions can change the world. Some are made for work. Others are just for fun. Some help people and the planet. Every year, TIME magazine picks 25 of its favorite new inventions. Here, TFK looks at six. These inventions make…

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Community

Famous Firsts

January 24, 2018

Women are changing the world. They are breaking barriers. They are doing great things. March is Women’s History Month. To celebrate, meet five incredible females. Each was the first to do something big. The Astronaut The first African-American woman in…

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Entertainment

Making a Splash

January 23, 2018

Are you ready, kids? Bikini Bottom comes to life in SpongeBob SquarePants, The Broadway Musical. Bikini Bottom is where Spongebob and friends live. “When you walk into the theater, you walk into Bikini Bottom,” LILLI COOPER told TFK. Cooper plays…

Entertainment

This Just In

January 23, 2018

Hilde Lysiak, 11, is a journalist. She bikes around her hometown. She looks for news. Hilde is good at finding stories. She never gives up. Hilde enjoys writing about crime. She also makes news videos. Hilde started her town’s newspaper.…

TIME for Kids 2022 Press Club Terms & Conditions

January 12, 2018

Press Club is provided by TIME for Kids, a division of TIME USA, LLC (“TIME”). By submitting an entry, you agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions (the “Terms”). Please do not submit an entry if you do…

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Texting Outlawed

January 5, 2018

Texting while driving is illegal in 47 states. But what about texting while walking? A law was recently passed in Honolulu, Hawaii. The law makes it illegal to text or look down at a device while crossing the street. It…

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Entertainment

Bunchie Young: One to Watch

January 5, 2018

Maxwell “Bunchie” Young, 10, is a football and track star. He lives in Los Angeles, California. He has been named the 2017 SportsKid of the Year by Sports Illustrated Kids magazine. He is known for his speed. Bunchie has a…

Arts

Beyond Appearances

January 5, 2018

The Story of Ferdinand is a popular kids’ book. It was published more than 80 years ago. Now it is also an animated movie. Ferdinand hit the big screen on December 15. The movie is part comedy, part drama. It…

Entertainment

Out of This World!

January 5, 2018

Astronaut SCOTT KELLY spent a year aboard the International Space Station. That’s a year without gravity, fresh air, or family. Kelly faced many challenges. He was part of a special study. He helped scientists learn about the health effects of…

History

Justice for All

December 29, 2017

It was September of 1957 in Little Rock, Arkansas. Carlotta Walls was 14 years old. She and eight other black teenagers walked toward Central High School. It was the first day of school. It was the best school in the…

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Arts

Chasing Dreams

December 29, 2017

BRYAN COLLIER is an award-winning illustrator. His most recent project was illustrating Between the Lines, by Sandra Neil Wallace. This new picture book is a biography of Collier’s longtime hero Ernie Barnes. Collier illustrated his story using watercolors and collage. …

United States

Leading Librarian

December 29, 2017

The Library of Congress is the biggest library in the world. It is in Washington, D.C. The library has more than 164 million items. It has books, photographs, recordings, and more. CARLA HAYDEN oversees it all. She is the Librarian…

World

Pictures of 2017

December 22, 2017

What will you remember about 2017? It was an action-packed 12 months. The year had its highs and lows. Big and small events led to moments of sadness and joy. Now 2018 is under way. But let’s pause to look…

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World

Olympic Glory

December 15, 2017

Records will be broken. Memories will be made. Athletes are getting ready for the 2018 Winter Olympics. The Games are happening in PyeongChang, South Korea. The action starts February 9. It continues through February 25. Athletes from around the…

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