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Ice Cream for All

February 3, 2023

Ice cream used to be a treat for the wealthy. It wasn’t easy for everyone else to find. That’s until Augustus Jackson solved this problem. Ice Cream Man is Jackson’s biography. It was written by Glenda Armand (right) and Kim…

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A Robot's Story

December 14, 2022

Good Night Oppy is a feel-good film. It follows NASA’s Opportunity rover as the device explores Mars. Oppy was expected to last 90 days. It lasted 15 years. It sent back valuable information. “We did so much more than we…

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Nature is Wild

December 14, 2022

Some animals might seem odd. Look closer and they might interest you. Michael Garland showcases this in his new book. It’s called We’re Not Weird: Structure and Function in the Animal Kingdom. Garland wrote and illustrated it. The book introduces…

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New Generation

December 2, 2022

Transformers: EarthSpark is a new animated TV series. Zion Broadnax, 11, is the voice of Mo. Mo’s family moves to a small town. She and her brother think it’s boring. But they change their minds. Why? The town is home…

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Sweet Acts of Kindness

December 2, 2022

In Cocoa Magic, 8-year-old Daniel enjoys making chocolate treats with his great-uncle Lewis. But Daniel is less excited about school. One day, a new student arrives. She seems sad. Daniel wants to cheer her up. So he secretly gives her…

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Listen to This

November 17, 2022

Podcasts aren’t just fun to listen to. You can learn a lot from them too. Here are a few kid favorites. The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian Want to travel to outer space? This podcast will take you for a…

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Creature Comfort

October 13, 2022

Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile is in theaters now. The movie is a musical comedy from Sony Pictures. We meet a shy boy named Josh who befriends Lyle, a crocodile. Josh is played by Winslow Fegley, 13. “Josh has to go through…

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Finding Your Path

October 13, 2022

Author Matt de la Peña has a new book. It is about kids discovering who they are. TFK Kid Reporter Zarita Asgar spoke with de la Peña. Patchwork is a “celebration of all the twists and turns of childhood,” he…

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Summer Book Reviews: Part 5

July 27, 2022

Do you love to read? TFK Kid Reporters do too! Lucy Sandor and Gabri Blankson shared their reviews of two of the summer’s most interesting books. This is the last installment in our five-part series. We hope you’ve enjoyed TFK’s…

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Summer Book Reviews: Part 4

July 22, 2022

Do you love to read? TFK Kid Reporters do too! David Murtagh and Via Ryerson shared their reviews of two of the summer’s most interesting books. This is the fourth in a five-part series. Check back soon for more from…

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