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Cristina Fernandez

Cristina Fernandez is a Staff Writer at TIME for Kids. She joined the staff in 2022. A recent graduate from Johns Hopkins University, she earned a bachelor's degree in Writing Seminars and Film and Media Studies. She is also a traditionally published YA author. In her free time, she love reading books, watching TV, and writing.

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Arts

Droid for Sale

February 15, 2024

Star Wars fans will soon bid on this light-up C3PO head from the film Return of the Jedi. It will be auctioned with other film and TV items 
by Propstore in Val…

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World

Dry Spell

January 18, 2024

A kingfisher endures dry winter weather near Kashmir, India, on January 14. The region is having a tough winter, with an unusual lack of snow.

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Science

Lunar Lander Problems

January 12, 2024

On January 8, a rocket built by Astrobotic Technology launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida. It carried a lunar lander built for NASA by Astrobotic. This was the first U.S. lander to go into space in more than 50 years. But…

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United States

Wolverine Win

January 11, 2024

Michigan’s Blake Corum is tackled by Washington’s Elijah Jackson in the College Football Playoff National Championship, on January 8. Corum ran for 134 yards, s…

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Science

The Business of Bees

January 11, 2024

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, find this article and more like it on Your Hot Job, TFK's career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? Asli Samanci has always been interested in science. So a career as…

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World

Early Start

January 5, 2024

Many people celebrate the New Year by staying up late into the night. But this early riser was spotted crossing a footbridge as the sun rose on Seoul, South Kor…

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World

TIME Person of the Year

December 21, 2023

Taylor Swift has been named TIME magazine’s 2023 Person of the Year. You can read more about her in The Taylor Effect and By the Numbers. TIME also acknowledged influential people in other categories. Soccer star Lionel Messi is TIME’s…

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World

Bright Lights

December 21, 2023

The Northern Lights—the aurora borealis—are a natural light display that can be seen near the Earth’s poles. This sighting on December 6 was captured over Kirkj…

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Tabletop

December 8, 2023

The Teqball World Championships ended December 3. The sport is a mix of table tennis and kick volleyball. Thailand’s Jutatip Kuntatong won second place in the w…

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Community

Squash It!

December 7, 2023

This past May, Joy Kochar and 10 other students from P.S. 124 gathered in Columbus Park, in New York City. They set up a table with lemonade, cookies, and origami figures for sale. They were hoping to raise money for…

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