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Back Onstage

September 10, 2021

Live theater in New York City was hit hard by the pandemic. Many Broadway theaters were set to reopen in September. Some used the time off to make big changes. One group wants to make Broadway more diverse. It is…

Movies and Television

To the Rescue

September 10, 2021

PAW Patrol has been entertaining TV viewers since 2013. Now the pups are in theaters. Fans can also catch them on Paramount+. Paw Patrol: The Movie follows a boy named Ryder and a team of dogs. They are on a…

Movies and Television

A New Heroine

February 9, 2021

Raya and the Last Dragon is a new animated Disney movie. It’s an epic adventure set in the fantasy world of Kumandra. The story follows Raya, a warrior princess. She’s on a quest to find a dragon who can save…

Books

Daring to Discover

February 9, 2021

Suzanne Slade has written a new picture book. It’s called June Almeida, Virus Detective! Almeida was a scientist. She identified the first coronavirus in humans. That was in 1964. From an early age, Almeida loved science. When she grew…

Sports

Play to Win

February 9, 2021

Who should take out the garbage? Who gets to pick what to watch on TV? To make a decision, some people play rock, paper, scissors. “It is a special sport,” Wyatt Baldwin told TFK. He is president of the World…

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Debate

Do We Still Need Movie Theaters?

December 17, 2020

Theaters are fun! But many have closed because of COVID-19. Do we still need them? Readers weigh in. YES Ava Jung, 8 Paramus, New Jersey When people go to a theater, they can enjoy the movie without getting distracted. If…

Movies and Television

To the Moon and Back

October 15, 2020

Over the Moon is an animated movie musical. It follows a girl named Fei Fei. She is smart and determined. And she loves science. Fei Fei is on a quest to find Chang’e. Chang’e is the moon goddess in Chinese…

Books

Colorful Memories

October 15, 2020

Sili Recio grew up in the Dominican Republic. She has written a picture book. It is called If Dominican Were a Color. It is based on her childhood memories. The book describes the country’s culture. It describes the different colors…

Arts

How to Write Funny

October 15, 2020

Theresa Julian wrote The Joke Machine. It is a book about how to write jokes. Here are three of her tips and some examples. Study them. Then write a few jokes of your own. Surprise your audience. All jokes are…

Movies and Television

Out of the Wild

September 10, 2020

The One and Only Ivan is about a gorilla named Ivan. He performs in an animal show at a shopping mall. Then Ivan remembers his old life in the jungle. And he tries to get free. ARIANA GREENBLATT plays Julia,…