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Knuckles Blazing

April 15, 2022

TFK Kid Reporter Lucy Sandor talks with Idris Elba, one of the stars of Paramount’s new movie Sonic the Hedgehog 2. Sonic the Hedgehog is back. In this second movie based on the Sega video game, the blue hedgehog is…

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Books

Six Flavors in One Book

March 16, 2022

The Ice Cream Machine is no ordinary tale. It’s six stories rolled into one flavorful book. They all have the same title. But each story has a very different plot revolving around ice cream. One ice-cream story focuses on a…

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Let's Talk! With Stefan Milosavljevich

March 9, 2022

Shipwrecks. Buried treasure. King Tut’s tomb. Author Stefan Milosavljevich explores these topics and more in Tales of Ancient Worlds: Adventures in Archaeology. TFK Kid Reporter David Murtagh digs in. For kids who might not have studied archaeology in school, what…

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Movies and Television

The Awkward Age

March 1, 2022

The star of Disney-Pixar’s Turning Red is Meilin Lee. She’s a quirky Chinese-Canadian girl struggling with the challenges of being 13 years old. Plus, there’s an inconvenient twist: Mei’s family has a mystical connection to red pandas. Mei turns into…

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A Good Goal

February 15, 2022

More than 1,600 artists from 100 countries entered the 2021 Youth with Refugees Art Contest. The competition is run by the United Nations’ refugee agency (UNHCR). It challenged young people to design a soccer ball based on a theme: “Together…

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Ready to Rumble

February 7, 2022

Get ready to rumble! The movie Rumble has giant monsters, exciting wrestling, and lots of action. In the animated film, teenager Winnie Coyle tries to save her town with the help of Steve, a monster who’s also a wrestler.…

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Monster Mission

January 11, 2022

Dracula returns in Hotel Transylvania: Transformania. It’s the fourth and final film in the series. This time, Dracula is about to hand the hotel over to his daughter, Mavis, and his son-in-law, Johnny. But when he hears some of Johnny’s…

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Culture

What's Your Story?

January 11, 2022

Have a great idea for a story? The Story Seeds Podcast pairs kids who have original ideas with professional authors. Together, they brainstorm and develop the idea. The author writes a story. Then it is read on the podcast. Sandhya…

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Let's Talk! With Lisa Yee

January 5, 2022

Maizy, the main character of Lisa Yee's Maizy Chen’s Last Chance, is a Chinese-American girl from Los Angeles. She’s spending the summer in Last Chance, Minnesota, where her grandparents own a restaurant. They’re the only Asian-American people in town. After…

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Kid-Approved

December 8, 2021

Looking for a cool new book this season? TFK Kid Reporters read and reviewed some of the best books of the year. Barb the Last Berzerker: Book 1 Barb of Bailiwick is the last Berzerker of her generation. The rest…

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