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TFK Reads: A Shot in the Arm!

July 21, 2021

A summer day is the perfect time to chill out with a good book. TFK Kid Reporters have reviewed some of the hottest books of the season. Below, TFK Kid Reporter Jeremy Liew shares his thoughts on A Shot in…

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TFK Reads: Simon B. Rhymin'

July 14, 2021

A summer day is the perfect time to chill out with a good book. TFK Kid Reporters have reviewed some of the hottest books of the season. Below, TFK Kid Reporter Sophia Hou shares her thoughts on Simon B. Rhymin’…

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TFK Reads: The Mysterious Disappearance of Aidan S. (as Told to His Brother)

July 7, 2021

A summer day is the perfect time to chill out with a good book. TFK Kid Reporters have reviewed some of the hottest books of the season. Below, TFK Kid Reporter Afton Campbell shares her thoughts on The Mysterious Disappearance…

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TFK Reads: Finding Junie Kim

June 28, 2021

A summer day is the perfect time to chill out with a good book. TFK Kid Reporters have reviewed some of the hottest books of the season. Below, TFK Kid Reporter Victoria Hanson shares her thoughts on Finding Junie Kim,…

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Spring Reading

April 21, 2021

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. Here are three recent books with AAPI themes or characters. Which one would you like to read? The Last Fallen Star In The Last Fallen Star, 12-year-old Korean-American Riley Oh…

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Happy at Home

April 14, 2021

Like most people, Mike Lowery has spent a lot of time at home in the past year. To keep boredom at bay, he started dreaming up things to do with his wife and two kids. “Sometimes, it was craft stuff;…

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On Planet Earth

April 6, 2021

For our Earth Day special issue, we’re featuring three new books about our home—and the plants and animals that live here. Hello, Earth! Hello, Earth! Poems to Our Planet explores the extraordinary place we call home. Each poem is dedicated…

Arts

Sounds of the Jungle

March 23, 2021

Sandra Boynton is the author and illustrator of more than 60 children’s books. Yo-Yo Ma is a world-renowned cellist. They came together to create a short, animated video to accompany Jungle Night, a new book by Boynton that takes little…

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Science

Observing the Outdoors

March 10, 2021

Look outside. What do you see? Are there birds in the trees? Are there bugs crawling around? What can you discover about these creatures by watching them? With The Outdoor Scientist, you’ll learn to make scientific observations about the natural…

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Leading the Way

February 9, 2021

February is Black History Month. Here are three new books that honor the contributions of Black Americans. Which one would you like to read first? Sprouting Wings Sprouting Wings, by Louisa Jaggar and Shari Becker, tells the true story of…