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Let's Eat

March 6, 2024

Old Clothes for Dinner, by Nathalie Alonso, is about a girl named Magaly. Her grandmother has just moved in. Magaly loves her abuela’s Cuban cooking. But then, her grandmother says she’s making ropa vieja. Magaly knows this is Spanish for…

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The Wonders of Rocks

February 8, 2024

What a Rock Can Reveal uncovers the stories behind different rocks and minerals. This nonfiction book is by Maya Wei-Haas. She spoke with TFK Kid Reporter Ben Stern. “There’s no such thing as a boring rock,” she believes. Each has…

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Find Your Story

February 2, 2024

Storytelling is a way to connect with people. Whether it’s fiction or nonfiction, sharing stories brings people together. Meg Medina told TIME for Kids that a shared story can “help you imagine, help you feel something. And in my…

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Learning to Lead

December 20, 2023

The Walk, by Winsome Bingham, tells the story of a little girl and her granny. They go on a walk. But it’s not just any walk. They’re gathering people from the community to go vote. Kid Reporter Sophia Zhang spoke…

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What's on the Menu?

October 12, 2023

Grasshoppers. Ice cream. Meat. Can you guess which one ninjas liked to snack on? You can find out in Rachel Levin’s colorful book Who Ate What? It tells you what different people have eaten throughout history. It covers many communities…

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What Are You Reading?

June 5, 2023

With summer on the way and time on your hands, you might be looking for something to read. Reviews are a good way to learn about new books. A well-written review gives you a brief summary but also some insight…

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Learning to Earn

April 20, 2023

Little Daymond loves pop star Minka J. At a street fair, he sees a poster of her. He’s excited to buy it. There’s just one problem. He doesn’t have enough money. “Maybe you can earn the rest,” his mom suggests.…

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Look on the Bright Side

March 7, 2023

Chad Otis is an author and an illustrator. His new book, The Bright Side, is about finding hope in difficult situations. Its hero is a boy who lives with his family in an old school bus. They can’t afford to…

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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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Bringing Books

January 27, 2023

Emily Bhatnagar has always loved reading. “Growing up, I was really shy. So I turned to books,” she told TIME for Kids. In 2019, her dad got sick. It was very serious. Books became an even bigger comfort for Emily.…

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