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Sibling Story

March 14, 2024

Haili Smith, 16, says she and her sibling, Brooke, “have very different tastes in books.” Haili likes spine-tinglers. Brooke, 13, likes fantasy. But they share a belief that kids like to read about characters they can relate to. So, in…

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Want to Get the Scoop?

March 13, 2024

It’s back! The TFK Kid Reporter Contest is now open. Think you have what it takes? Apply for a chance to report for our magazines and website. TFK editors will choose up to 10 talented students to be TFK Kid…

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Good Reads

March 13, 2024

We asked TFK Kid Reporters to review some new books that readers might enjoy. Here’s what they had to say. Daughters of the Lamp Sahara has always felt insignificant. She follows logic and always has a plan. But a…

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Mission of the Month: Protect the Planet

March 13, 2024

Join a community of kids who are making the world a better and brighter place. TFK Service Stars know that even the smallest actions can make a big impact. Mission of the Month You don’t need to be a superhero…

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Standing Up

March 8, 2024

Nadine Fonseca is a career development expert. Here, she writes about respect in the workplace. Some people won’t get along. That’s true at school, and it’s true in a work environment. People aren’t always respectful. But you can call out…

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Get More Online

March 8, 2024

Your career journey can take you in an infinite number of directions. Wherever you’re headed, power skills will help you on your way. Check out the Your Hot Job site, at timeforkids.com/your-hot-job. Meet the people below, and others, who use…

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What's Your Skill?

March 8, 2024

Everyone’s career journey is different. Discovering your talents and interests will guide you. So will working on your power skills. From time management to problem-solving, these skills will prove useful in any role you choose. Junior Journalists, we want to…

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Outside Work

March 8, 2024

Mia Tramz spent 11 years working at a desk in an office. Then one day, she felt ready to try something totally new. Your Hot Job spoke with Tramz about her career change and her new life working at Tributary…

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Sirens On

March 6, 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? Daniel Matthews is a paramedic in New Brunswick, Canada. He keeps a…

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Flying High

March 6, 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? Flight attendants tend to the safety and comfort of people traveling by…

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My Visit to the White House

March 4, 2024

In February, TFK Kid Reporter Audrey Owolo conducted an exclusive interview with Doug Emhoff, Second Gentleman of the United States. Here, Audrey recounts her experience. I was invited to a White House event announcing the results of the White House…

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Fighting Hunger

March 1, 2024

Doug Emhoff is the husband of Vice President Kamala Harris. That makes him the Second Gentleman of the United States. On February 27, he spoke at the White House, in Washington, D.C. TFK Kid Reporter Audrey Owolo was there. Emhoff…

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Snow Days

March 1, 2024

It’s still dark in Anchorage, Alaska. Karen Cunningham puts on warm clothes. Then she goes out in the snow. “It’s pitch-black,” she says. “These white things are just floating down so gently.” A record-setting amount has hit Anchorage. On January…

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Pelican Pod

February 29, 2024

On February 23, pelicans take over a shoreline in Mexico. The birds migrate to the state of Michoacán from the United States and Canada each winter. Tourists al…

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Kid of the Week: Thomas Lee

February 29, 2024

What inspired you to take action to help people who are homeless? Mrs. Han, the leader of the Harvard Homeless Mission, told me a very touching story about a homeless man who cried after receiving a care package. When I…

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A Year in Space

February 29, 2024

Astronaut Frank Rubio accidentally spent a record-breaking length of time in space. He wants to go back. On September 27, 2023, Frank Rubio broke the record for the longest U.S. spaceflight. When he got back, he ate a salad. “What…

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NASA's Dirt Guy

February 29, 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? John Gruener works in exploration science at NASA’s Johnson Space Center. That’s…

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Princess Power Up

February 29, 2024

For the first time in almost 20 years, Princess Peach stars in her own game in Princess Peach: Showtime! She must save Sparkle Theater from Grape, a masked villain. Grape is replacing characters with her minions. A player can explore…

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