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A New View

May 3, 2019

The narrator of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books is goofball Greg Heffley. But the new book in the series has a different point of view. In Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid, Rowley Jefferson tells the story. He…


Making a Magazine

April 17, 2019

A lot goes into making a magazine. Stories are written by writers. They are revised by editors. Words and pictures are arranged on the page by designers. Here’s the inside scoop on how TIME for Kids is made. 1. The…



Robo Pals

March 21, 2019

Joe Bot and Rob Ot are robots. 
They are also best friends. The two 
pals live on a faraway planet. They are characters in a new book series. The Bots books are graphic novels. They are written by RUSS BOLTS…


Spotlight on Circle

February 22, 2019

JON KLASSEN (pictured) would rather draw shapes than people. That’s how Triangle, Square, and Circle came to be. Klassen named a book after each character. The three books make up the Shape Trilogy. Klassen worked on the books with author…


Author at Work

February 21, 2019

Sometimes, the idea for a story comes out of thin air. Matt de la Peña was talking with a teacher at a playground one day. Suddenly, the wind kicked up. Dandelion puffs filled the air. A boy was standing next…



It’s Rhyme Time!

February 14, 2019

Poetry is a way of playing with language. Poems can have a rhythm, and poems can rhyme. Poems can be made up of full sentences or just groups of words. Some poems have a structure. Others do not. Read on…


Kid Power

December 7, 2018

CHELSEA CLINTON is the daughter of former U.S. president Bill Clinton and 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. But Chelsea is more than just a famous daughter. She’s an activist. That’s a person who works to make the world a better…


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…


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…


Chasing Dreams

December 29, 2017

BRYAN COLLIER is an award-winning illustrator. His most recent project was illustrating Between the Lines, by Sandra Neil Wallace. This new picture book is a biography of Collier’s longtime hero Ernie Barnes. Collier illustrated his story using watercolors and collage. …