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Constance Gibbs

Constance Gibbs is a writer for TIME for Kids. Before that, she was a features writer for the New York Daily News and an editor for the website Black Girl Nerds. Connie is a native New Yorker who received a degree in media, culture, and communications from NYU before dabbling in freelance writing. Connie loves TV, science-fiction/fantasy in all media, and photography.

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Teen Heroes Take Hollywood

July 27, 2018

In Teen Titans Go! To the Movies, five young superheroes have big dreams. Robin, Beast Boy, Starfire, Cyborg, and Raven want to be featured in a Hollywood film. But a leading movie director (voiced by Kristen Bell) rejects the idea.…

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Monsters on Holiday

July 13, 2018

Everyone deserves a vacation. Even monster families. In Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, Dracula goes on a luxurious monster cruise with his daughter Mavis, her husband Johnny, and their young son Dennis. Drac’s a widower. He starts to feel…

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Justice Kennedy Retires

July 2, 2018

Supreme Court justice Anthony Kennedy, 81, is retiring. He made the announcement last week. Kennedy is one of the nine United States Supreme Court justices. He has been a justice for three decades. He joined the court in 1988. “It…



Soccer Excitement

June 18, 2018

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is off to a roaring start. The international soccer competition is held every four years. It lasts for a month. This year, the competition is held in Russia. The opening games were played on June…



Driving Change

June 6, 2018

Ten women in Saudi Arabia made history this week. They were issued driver’s licenses. Until now, women were banned from driving in Saudi Arabia. It was the only country in the world that did not allow women to drive.…


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Magic in the Neighborhood

May 25, 2018

A new season of the animated TV series Trollhunters comes to Netflix today. In the show, trolls live in a secret realm beneath the Earth. They must be protected from the evil troll Gunmar. He wants to take over the…


Bug Off

May 23, 2018

For many Americans, spring and summer mean more time outdoors­—and lots of bugs. In fact, diseases spread by insect bites have tripled in the United States in recent years. That’s according to a new report by the Centers for Disease…



Preparing for Peace

May 14, 2018

The United States and North Korea are preparing for historic peace talks. The talks will take place next month in Singapore. President Donald Trump will meet with the North Korean leader. His name is Kim Jong-un. It will be the…



Painting History

February 26, 2018

Before leaving office in January 2017, President Barack Obama chose artist Kehinde Wiley to paint his official portrait. First Lady Michelle Obama chose Amy Sherald to paint hers. These are the first African-American artists picked to paint official presidential portraits.…