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Monster Mission

February 11, 2022

In Hotel Transylvania: Transformania, Dracula is about to give his beloved hotel to his son-in-law, Johnny. Then he hears Johnny’s wacky ideas for the business. So he tells Johnny that only monsters can run the hotel. Johnny is a human.…

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Community

The Four-Step Formula

February 4, 2022

Roots & Shoots has a mission. It is to help young people make change in their communities. The group’s guide to doing this is called the Four-Step Formula. It helps young activists identify and complete service projects. Read a summary…

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On the Ball

January 28, 2022

More than 1,600 artists entered the 2021 Youth with Refugees Art Contest. The competition is run by UNHCR. That’s the United Nations’ refugee agency. UNHCR challenged young people to design a soccer ball. The theme: “Together through sport.” Five winners…

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Culture

Express Yourself

January 28, 2022

Art is a way for people to express themselves. Artists use different materials. Learn about artists and the tools they use. Some artists use paint. Painters use brushes and paint to make pictures. Some paintings are of people, places, or…

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People

A Young Poet

December 17, 2021

On January 20, 2021, Amanda Gorman stood up to speak. She was at the U.S. Capitol building, in Washington, D.C. She was surrounded by leaders. More than 33 million people were watching on television. Gorman had been chosen to deliver…

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Books

Do It Yourself

December 17, 2021

You can be a poet too! Follow these steps to write your own poem. Amanda Gorman gave TIME for Kids a writing prompt to get you started: “Think of something that’s important to you. Is it the library or animal…

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Movies and Television

What a Twist!

October 15, 2021

Ada Twist, Scientist is a new TV show. It is on Netflix. The series is animated. It is based on popular picture books. It follows Ada and her two best friends. In each episode, they use their talents to solve…

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Books

A Work of Art

October 15, 2021

Making a Great Exhibition shows how art goes from the mind of an artist to the walls of a gallery. Rose Blake (left) illustrated the book. Doro Globus is its author. The book goes behind the scenes in the art…

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Books

Feeling at Home

September 10, 2021

Rashin Kheiriyeh is an author and illustrator. She was born in Iran. Later, she moved to the United States. Her new book is The Shape of Home. It is about a girl’s first day of school in the U.S. “The…

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New Muppets in Town

April 22, 2021

Sesame Street has two new residents. Elijah Walker is a weather forecaster. He has a son. The boy’s name is Wesley. He’s 5. They are part of a new effort. Sesame Street wants to answer kids’ questions about race and…

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