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Arachnid Anniversary

August 17, 2022

This summer marks the 60-year anniversary of Spider-Man’s first appearance in comics. The character was created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. Spider-Man first showed up in Marvel’s Amazing Fantasy #15. It was published in August 1962. Fans like Tyler…

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Lights Up

August 5, 2022

The Kanto Matsuri, August 3–6, is a Japanese lantern festival. It has returned to the city of Akita for the first time since the pandemic began. Performers hang as many as 46 paper lanterns on each bamboo pole. The lanterns…

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All Dressed Up

July 28, 2022

Comic-book fans dress up as their favorite characters at Comic-Con International. The convention took place July 21–24, in San Diego, California. It was the fir…

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What's Your Story?

February 11, 2022

The Story Seeds Podcast pairs kids with authors. Kids come up with a story idea. Then they brainstorm and develop it with the author. Sandhya Nankani (top) created the podcast. “I wanted to make a space. . . where collaboration…

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Express Yourself

January 28, 2022

Art is a way for people to express themselves. Artists use different materials. Learn about artists and the tools they use. Some artists use paint. Painters use brushes and paint to make pictures. Some paintings are of people, places, or…

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World

Dancing Lions

December 17, 2021

Have you seen lions roaming the streets? It happens at this time of year. The lions dance to the beat of a drum. They are not real lions. They are dancers in lion costumes. The lions are part of…

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Back to School

August 20, 2021

Kids all over the country are going back to school. Many are returning to classrooms. “I can’t wait to see my friends,” Stella Smit, 8, told TIME for Kids. She goes to school in Denver, Colorado. In parts of…

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History

Making History

March 11, 2021

One day, the pandemic will be history. How will you remember it? Museums are deciding that now. Many are collecting items. They are looking for ordinary things. These include hand sanitizer and grocery lists. Historians will one day study…

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Let's Play A Game

February 9, 2021

Kids play different games all around the world. Take a look. Batter Up Cricket is a team sport. The game looks a bit like baseball. But a cricket bat is flat on one side. These kids are playing cricket in…

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United States

A Big Election

November 4, 2020

People voted for president on November 3. They also voted for members of Congress. There are two main candidates running for president. They are President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden. So far, there is no winner in…

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