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June 29, 2020

If you want to become a better writer, the most important thing to do is practice writing. Getting started is the hardest part. But we’ve got some tips. Author Lamar Giles says that as a young writer, he worried…

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Becoming a Poet

June 29, 2020

Kwame Alexander is the award-winning author of The Undefeated, the Crossover series, and many other books. This fall, he’ll release a new book with author James Patterson called Becoming Muhammed Ali. It’s a biographical novel about the boxing legend. For…

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Chosen By Kids

May 13, 2020

Wondering what book to start next? You’re in luck! The 2020 Children’s Choices Reading List was announced on May 1. This collection of nearly 100 fantastic books was chosen by 12,500 students. They are in kindergarten through sixth grade. They…

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Bingeable Books

April 16, 2020

Being stuck in the house is no fun. And sometimes even television and movies get boring. (Yes, it’s possible!) If you’re looking to get lost in another world, here are some bingeable book series we think you’ll enjoy. Whether you…

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An Exciting Expedition

April 1, 2020

In the graphic novel Journey Under the Arctic, aquanaut and conservationist Fabien Cousteau sets off on an adventure with junior explorers Rocco and Olivia. They’re searching for the rare Dumbo octopus. Along the way, they discover other fascinating creatures. They…

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Comic Craze!

March 20, 2020

When Raina Telgemeier was a kid in the 1980s, she fell in love with comics. “They were the perfect combination of all the things I liked: characters and stories and humor and artwork,” she told TIME for Kids. But she…

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8 Questions for Jerry Craft

March 20, 2020

Jerry Craft is the author of New Kid. It’s a graphic novel about an African-American boy who feels out of place in his mostly white school. In 2019, New Kid became the first graphic novel to win the Newbery Medal,…

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Cool Careers

March 18, 2020

What do you want to be when you grow up? When Natalie Labarre was a kid, she hated that question. None of the careers she knew about—like being a doctor or lawyer—seemed like something she wanted to do. “But when…

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Mischief Maker

March 11, 2020

In Planet Omar: Accidental Trouble Magnet, Omar and his family move to a new place. He must adjust to a new school, new classmates, and a terrible next-door neighbor. He also has to deal with a school bully. To cope,…

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8 Questions for Jason Reynolds

March 5, 2020

Author Jason Reynolds was recently named National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature by the Library of Congress. He spoke with TFK Kid Reporter Jack Doane. 1. What’s your goal as National Ambassador? My goal is to visit small towns and…

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