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Making A Monster

October 16, 2018

The Frankenstein monster is one of the best-known fictional creations of all time. In She Made a Monster, author LYNN FULTON (pictured) tells the true story of how he came to be. “Frankenstein is not just a myth,” Fulton told…

Young Game Changers

Making Waves

March 26, 2018

Podcaster EVA KARPMAN is only 8 years old. But she is inspiring kids and adults to follow their passion. Eva hosts Dream Big. It is one of the top kids-and-family podcasts on iTunes. It has been downloaded more than 2…


Poetry in Motion

March 26, 2018

Jabberwalking is not your average book of poems. The pages are full of big words, small words, and scribbles. It was written by JUAN FELIPE HERRERA. He was the first Mexican-American U.S. Poet Laureate. “Jabberwalking is about appreciating your…


Protecting Pandas

March 20, 2018

There are fewer than 2,000 pandas in the wild. People are working to raise that number. Qian Qian (pronounced chen chen) is a panda cub. She lives at Chengdu Panda Base, in China. She stars in a new IMAX movie.…

Music and Theater

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…

Young Game Changers

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.…


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…


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…


Super Business Girl

November 30, 2017

ASIA NEWSON, 14, lives in Detroit, Michigan. Every day after school, she becomes Super Business Girl. She is the CEO of the company. The company sells homemade candles. Asia started the business when she was 5. This year, her goal…

Young Game Changers

Book by Book

October 23, 2017

MARLEY DIAS, 12, loves getting lost in a book. But she was frustrated by the books she was reading. The main character was hardly ever a black girl. So in November 2015, Marley made a plan. She set out to…