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Rebel Reading

October 19, 2023

Dear Rebel gathers advice from more than 145 women who’ve taken different paths to success. They share their stories and advice to inspire kids everywhere. Read excerpts of letters from neuroscientist Friederike Fabritius, inventor Andini Makosinski, and guitarist Berta Rojas.…

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Kids Who Help, Heal

October 12, 2023

A recent study says volunteering can be good for your health. Could it offer a way through the youth mental health crisis? Kids who volunteer aren’t just helping their community. They might be helping themselves. That’s according to a recent…

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From Our Readers

October 12, 2023

We asked our readers to tell us how they’re spreading kindness in their community. Here’s what a few of you had to say. I helped someone with their work. When I needed help, they helped me. So it was kindness…

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TFK Press Club

What's Needed?

October 12, 2023

Journalists can help their communities through their work. They can report on local service efforts, which can inspire people to make donations or volunteer. Journalists can also look for a story that has been underreported, such as a small community…

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Being a Buddy

October 12, 2023

Sammie Vance, 14, knows there’s nothing worse than feeling left out. For years, she’s been helping kids who feel lonely make friends. “There was one little boy at school, younger than me,” she told TIME for Kids. “He would see…

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A Life of Service

October 11, 2023

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? Many kids like helping others. Few turn it into a career. That’s…

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Mission of the Month: Food Insecurity

October 11, 2023

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 More than 34 million people in the…

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Autoworkers Strike

October 6, 2023

Some 7,000 autoworkers in Michigan and Illinois joined an ongoing strike against Ford and General Motors (GM) on September 30. They’re trying to get job protections and higher pay from car companies. Another 18,000 American autoworkers have been striking for…

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New World Heritage Site

October 6, 2023

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has made Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks, in Ohio, a world heritage site. It was announced on September 19. Hopewell is now recognized as an important historic and cultural site, like the Taj…

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Science

Super Scene

October 5, 2023

This year’s fourth and final supermoon appeared on September 29. A supermoon occurs when a full moon is at or near the closest point in its orbit around Earth. …

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Kid of the Week: Chase Hansen

October 5, 2023

Why did you and your dad start Project Empathy? We would take the train and go downtown. We’d see homeless people sitting outside of the homeless shelter. I wanted to know how we could help them. My dad said, “Ask…

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Logging In

October 5, 2023

Brooke Tindal used to wake up at 5:50 a.m. She’d travel 16 miles across New York City to middle school. Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Schools went remote. Brooke suddenly had more time. At home, she could focus on projects…

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Eye of the Storm

October 4, 2023

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? When a hurricane is brewing near the United States, crews of hurricane…

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A Heroic Homecoming

October 4, 2023

Percy Jackson is back, for his toughest adventure yet. He’s applying to college. The Chalice of the Gods is Rick Riordan’s latest book. It takes place in his sprawling world of modern mythology. It’s his first Percy adventure in 14…

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Climate Protests

September 22, 2023

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of New York City on September 17. They had a message for President Joe Biden: It’s time for the United States to move away from oil and gas. “We hold the power of…

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Science

Tremors on the Moon

September 22, 2023

NASA scientists have discovered the cause of some small tremors, or moonquakes, on the lunar surface. They’re from a spacecraft that was left there 50 years ago. When the Apollo 17 astronauts returned to Earth, in 1972, they left…

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Kid of the Week: Ava Toomey

September 21, 2023

What’s the wildlife problem in Massachusetts, and how you are helping? Rodenticide, which is rat poison, also kills owls, hawks, and last year, two bald eagles. When the birds eat rodents, they get sick, too. I’m promoting a rodenticide bill…

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Technology

Lit Up

September 21, 2023

A drone display brightens the night sky outside the United Nations headquarters, in New York City, on September 15. It was set up by protesters trying to raise …

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