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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…


Meet Gail Gibbons

April 14, 2017

She helps kids learn about the world. Author and illustrator Gail Gibbons loves to learn. “As a kid, I was curious about everything,” she told TFK. “I had so many questions.” Her curiosity and her interest in art led Gibbons…


Young Game Changers

Winning Rhymes

March 17, 2017

Poet Kenn Nesbitt picks his favorites in the TFK poetry contest. April is Poetry Month. Every year, TFK asks kids to write poems for our poetry contest. Entries pour in from across the country. Poet Kenn Nesbitt is our judge.…