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Can You Set the Scene?

October 13, 2022

Imagine you’re reading two articles about a Halloween parade. One includes only numerical information: the temperature outside, the number of people in attendance, a ranking of the costumes. The other includes facts, but it also describes the sights and sounds…

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Liberty Rising

October 13, 2022

A full moon appears behind the Statue of Liberty, in New York City, on October 9. Two days later, the statue’s crown reopened. It had been closed since March 20…

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Science

Bats In Danger

October 13, 2022

On September 13, the United States Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced a proposal. It would protect tricolored bats. The animal would now be listed under the Endangered Species Act. This follows a similar proposal, made in March, to reclassify…

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Insects Up Close

October 13, 2022

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, find this article and more like it on Your Hot Job, TFK's new career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? Where does inspiration come from? Levon Biss found it while looking…

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The Kids are Back

October 13, 2022

The Mysterious Benedict Society is back. Season 2 will begin streaming on Disney+ on October 26. The series is based on the books by Trenton Lee Stewart. The society is composed of four gifted children. Reynie is compassionate and intuitive.…

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After the Hurricane

October 7, 2022

Rescue missions continue after Hurricane Ian. The storm hit Florida on September 28 as a Category 4 hurricane. For days afterward, water levels kept rising. Flooding prevented rivers from emptying into the sea. Deanne Criswell heads the Federal Emergency Management…

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Health

New Rules for Food Labels

October 6, 2022

The United States Food & Drug Administration plans to update its rules for labeling food packages. These rules tell companies which foods can be labeled “healthy.” The new rules have not yet been approved. If they are, only certain foods…

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TFK Press Club

Can You Hook Readers?

October 6, 2022

Nothing draws a reader into a story like a great lede. A lede is an article’s first sentence or paragraph. It introduces a story, provides key information, and makes a reader want to know more. Sometimes, a lede contains an…

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World

We Got This!

October 6, 2022

A team in Tarragona, Spain, prepares to form a human tower. The towers are called castells. Forming them is a centuries-old tradition in Spain. This group ga…

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Miracle Trees

October 5, 2022

Tariq Qaiser is steering a small boat through a swamp. He’s on Bundal Island, near Karachi, Pakistan. Qaiser is here to document the illegal cutting of the island’s mangrove trees. On some days, “you can’t hear a single bird because…

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The Kid Report: Bringing Books

October 5, 2022

Some charitable groups take donations of more than just money. They may need resources directly from the community. Book drives are a way for people to come together to collect books for those in need. You can read about Emily…

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Community

Bringing Books

October 5, 2022

Emily Bhatnagar has always loved reading. “Growing up, I was really shy, so I always turned to books,” she told TIME for Kids. In 2019, Bhatnagar was in high school when her dad was diagnosed with cancer. Books became an…

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Bouncing Off the Page

October 5, 2022

Everyone’s favorite vampire bunny is back. And in vivid color! In Bunnicula: The Graphic Novel, James Howe adapts the original Bunnicula books for a new audience. Howe worked with writer Andrew Donkin and illustrator Stephen Gilpin. The result is visually…

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Technology

Meetup with Lauren Goodwin

September 23, 2022

A cybersecurity expert will answer questions from kids. Save the date! On September 28 at 4:30pm ET, join us for a live Zoom Q&A with cybersecurity expert and NASA chief information officer Lauren Goodwin. This live event will be hosted…

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Health

TFK Explains: The Jackson Water Crisis

September 23, 2022

On September 15, residents of Jackson, Mississippi, were told that the city’s tap water was safe to drink. For nearly seven weeks, they’d had to boil it before using it. Here’s what to know about the crisis. Why has Jackson…

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TFK Press Club

What Are Your Questions?

September 22, 2022

You’ve chosen your story. You’ve decided who your source will be. Now it’s time to plan your questions. What can this source tell you that no other person or resource can? Many reporters start with easy topics to get the…

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Uplifting

September 22, 2022

Look! Up in the sky! Hot air balloons! These colorful craft rise high on September 20. They’re part of the 24th FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship, in Mursk…

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La mejor

September 22, 2022

Este mes, Serena Williams jugó lo que podría haber sido su partido final. Fue en el Torneo de Tenis Abierto de EE.UU de 2022 en la Ciudad de Nueva York. Ella ha jugado el deporte profesionalmente por 27 años. Ahora,…

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