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Allison Singer

Allison Singer is executive editor at TIME for Kids. Before joining TFK in 2018, she edited and wrote children's nonfiction books in New York City and London. Allie loves to tap dance and listen to music. She is most interested in stories about science, art, and people who help others.

Latest Stories

Election 2020

Biden Secures Nomination

June 10, 2020

Who will be running against President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election? On June 2, several states and the District of Columbia held presidential primaries. Three days later, the results were in: Joe Biden had won each of those…



Social Snakes

May 27, 2020

A long, scaly creature slithering alone through the grass—that’s how we usually picture a snake. But a new scientific study could change that image. Snakes can be long. And they’re certainly slithery. But they may not be the loners we…



Chosen By Kids

May 13, 2020

Wondering what book to start next? You’re in luck! The 2020 Children’s Choices Reading List was announced on May 1. This collection of nearly 100 fantastic books was chosen by 12,500 students. They are in kindergarten through sixth grade. They…



Change in the Air

April 8, 2020

Cities and countries around the world are asking people to stay home to slow the spread of COVID-19. Fewer cars are on the road. Fewer planes are in the sky. Many businesses and factories are closed. So it’s no surprise…



Schools Respond

March 12, 2020

By March 12, almost 377 million students around the world were out of school because of COVID-19. That’s according to the United Nations (U.N.). Schools have closed due to health emergencies before. But the U.N. says the “global scale and…


Media Literacy

Talk to Me

March 12, 2020

Before journalists write a story, they gather facts and details. One way they do this is with interviews. Step one of conducting a successful interview? Research. “You don’t want to arrive at your interview clueless,” TFK Kid Reporter Zara Wierzbowski…



Celebrating Kids

March 6, 2020

On February 24, TIME for Kids and Nickelodeon announced the first-ever Kid of the Year television special. The hour-long show will air on Nickelodeon and CBS in December. It will feature five outstanding young leaders who are making a positive…


United States

Impeachment Trial Ends

February 6, 2020

The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump ended on February 5, when the United States Senate voted against removing him from office. In a U.S. impeachment trial, 67 votes are needed to find the president guilty. The senators voted on…



The Big Picture

January 23, 2020

BROOKLYN, New York—A truck that looks like a camera is parked outside of a high school. The vehicle belongs to the Inside Out Project. As part of this art project, groups of people all over the world have their portraits…



Holiday Sales Set Records

December 6, 2019

The holiday shopping season is off to a record-breaking start, says Adobe Analytics. The company tracks sales at 80 of the top 100 online stores in the U.S. According to Adobe, online shoppers spent $7.4 billion the day after Thanksgiving.…