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We Got This!

October 6, 2022

A team in Tarragona, Spain, prepares to form a human tower. The towers are called castells. Forming them is a centuries-old tradition in Spain. This group ga…

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Miracle Trees

October 5, 2022

Tariq Qaiser is steering a small boat through a swamp. He’s on Bundal Island, near Karachi, Pakistan. Qaiser is here to document the illegal cutting of the island’s mangrove trees. On some days, “you can’t hear a single bird because…

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The Kid Report: Bringing Books

October 5, 2022

Some charitable groups take donations of more than just money. They may need resources directly from the community. Book drives are a way for people to come together to collect books for those in need. You can read about Emily…

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Community

Bringing Books

October 5, 2022

Emily Bhatnagar has always loved reading. “Growing up, I was really shy, so I always turned to books,” she told TIME for Kids. In 2019, Bhatnagar was in high school when her dad was diagnosed with cancer. Books became an…

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Bouncing Off the Page

October 5, 2022

Everyone’s favorite vampire bunny is back. And in vivid color! In Bunnicula: The Graphic Novel, James Howe adapts the original Bunnicula books for a new audience. Howe worked with writer Andrew Donkin and illustrator Stephen Gilpin. The result is visually…

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Technology

Meetup with Lauren Goodwin

September 23, 2022

A cybersecurity expert will answer questions from kids. Save the date! On September 28 at 4:30pm ET, join us for a live Zoom Q&A with cybersecurity expert and NASA chief information officer Lauren Goodwin. This live event will be hosted…

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Health

TFK Explains: The Jackson Water Crisis

September 23, 2022

On September 15, residents of Jackson, Mississippi, were told that the city’s tap water was safe to drink. For nearly seven weeks, they’d had to boil it before using it. Here’s what to know about the crisis. Why has Jackson…

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TFK Press Club

What Are Your Questions?

September 22, 2022

You’ve chosen your story. You’ve decided who your source will be. Now it’s time to plan your questions. What can this source tell you that no other person or resource can? Many reporters start with easy topics to get the…

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World

Uplifting

September 22, 2022

Look! Up in the sky! Hot air balloons! These colorful craft rise high on September 20. They’re part of the 24th FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship, in Mursk…

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United States

The Greatest

September 22, 2022

This month, Serena Williams played what might have been her final match. It was at the 2022 U.S. Open Tennis Championships, in New York City. She has played the sport professionally for 27 years. Now, she has decided to step…

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History

Fighting for Rights

September 22, 2022

In 1959, Rena “Rusty” Kanokogi won a YMCA judo championship in New York. She was filling in for an injured teammate. Women weren’t welcome in the competition. So Kanokogi pretended to be a man. Her medal was taken away when…

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One of the Family

September 21, 2022

Josh Primm has moved to New York City with his parents. He’s shy, and slow to adjust to his new school. Then he makes a friend. A crocodile. Lyle is no ordinary crocodile. For one thing, he sings. Josh’s parents…

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World

Queen Elizabeth Dies

September 16, 2022

This article was originally published on September 9. It was updated on September 16. On September 8, Queen Elizabeth II died at Balmoral castle, in Scotland. She was 96. She was Great Britain’s head of state for 70 years. “You…

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Britain’s New King

September 15, 2022

King Charles III was officially named Britain’s head of state on September 10. The ceremony was held at St. James’s Palace, in London, England. The tradition is centuries old. But this was the first time it was broadcast live online…

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Who Are Your Sources?

September 15, 2022

Interviewing people is an important part of gathering information for a story. Think: Who’s an expert on the subject you want to learn about? Who might have an interesting perspective? Read up on your sources before you speak with them.…

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