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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


Protests in Hong Kong

June 18, 2019

There have been massive protests on the streets of Hong Kong this month. It’s estimated that about 2 million people have taken part. That’s more than a quarter of the country’s population. Protests began on June 9. Organizers say about…


World Cup Preview

June 5, 2019

The Women’s World Cup kicks off in France this weekend. Twenty-four teams from around the world will take part in the soccer tournament. The United States is the defending champion, having defeated Japan in the most recent World Cup finals,…

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Eight Champs!

May 31, 2019

The Scripps National Spelling Bee usually ends with a single winner. Sometimes, it ends in a tie between two contestants. But the results of this year’s bee were unprecedented. Eight super spellers were named co-champions. Each of them will receive…

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Graduation Surprise

May 20, 2019

Most speakers at graduation ceremonies offer words of wisdom. But at Morehouse College’s graduation ceremony on Sunday, Robert F. Smith had even more to give. “We’re gonna put a little fuel in your bus,” the billionaire technology investor told graduates…


Heart of a Champion

April 25, 2019

Tanitoluwa Adewumi, known as Tani, is 8. He fled northern Nigeria with his parents and brother nearly two years ago. They were afraid of terrorist attacks there. When the family arrived in the United States, a church pastor helped place…


Get Smart

April 18, 2019

If you walked by James Fasulo’s bedroom, in Queens, New York, you might hear the 8-year-old talking. You could think he was chatting with his 4-year-old sister, Anna. But James would probably be talking to his smart speaker. It’s an…


Proud to Be Purple

March 22, 2019

Alaysia Thomas is 16. She went to sleepaway camp for the first time last summer. At camp, she rode horses. She also went canoeing. But her favorite thing was talking with other campers. “I made great friendships,” she told TIME…



Engineering Our World

February 22, 2019

“We’re called civil engineers because we engineer civilization.” These are the words of Yung Koprowski. She’s one of the many civil engineers who create and maintain the infrastructure of our towns and cities. Each type of civil engineer contributes to…