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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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Can You Spell Victory?

July 9, 2021

Fourteen-year-old Zaila Avant-garde of Harvey, Louisiana, has won the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee. She’s the first Black American to win the event, which has been running annually since 1925. Zaila's winning word: Murraya. That’s a type of tropical tree…

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Kids Write About the Pandemic

July 9, 2021

What has the last year been like for you? In the fourth part of our series of pandemic essays, you’ll hear from Roman, in New York; Afton, in Arizona; and Jeremy, in Connecticut. These kids and their families went through…

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A Kid's Best Friend

July 7, 2021

If you have a dog, you probably feel a strong bond with it. A recent study found that this bond may be important to dogs, too. Researchers at Oregon State University looked at the relationship between kids and dogs.…

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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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Kids Write About the Pandemic

July 2, 2021

We asked TFK readers and Kid Reporters to write about the pandemic. In this third part of our series, you’ll hear from Victoria, in Pennsylvania; Sophia and Valentina, in New Jersey; and Sammy, in Illinois. These kids sure know how…

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First Pets

June 30, 2021

President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden love dogs. They have a German shepherd named Major who lives with them at the White House. Their other dog, Champ, died in June at age 13. The dogs are part of…

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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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Kids Write About the Pandemic

June 25, 2021

In the second part of our series of pandemic essays from kids, you’ll hear from Mira, in Kansas; Isaiah, in North Carolina; and Maria, in Texas. These three kids found themselves feeling difficult emotions, from sadness to anxiety. But they…

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Greatest of All Time

June 24, 2021

She’s won seven national championships, 19 world titles, and five Olympic medals, four of them gold. Her leotards are already decorated with a rhinestone goat (a nod to her "greatest of all time," or GOAT, status). Is there anything left…

World

Ready to Compete

June 23, 2021

Some of the world’s greatest athletic talents will be on display at the Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Competitors will have a chance to win Olympic medals in four sports new to the Games. Learn about each of these sports, and…

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Olympic Climber

June 23, 2021

Kyra Condie is a 24-year-old sport climber from Saint Paul, Minnesota. She started climbing at a birthday party when she was 10. This summer, she’ll be one of four athletes representing Team U.S.A. in the first-ever Olympic sport-climbing competition. TFK…

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Meet an Athlete

June 21, 2021

The world’s best athletes with a disability will compete at the Paralympic Games, in Tokyo, Japan, from August 24 through September 5. Nicky Nieves is a Paralympic gold medalist. She’s on the United States Women’s Sitting National Team for volleyball.…

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Kids Write About the Pandemic

June 17, 2021

What has the last year been like for you? We asked TIME for Kids readers and TFK Kid Reporters, past and present, to think about the pandemic. How has it changed our lives? Most of you wrote to us about…

History

A Juneteenth Celebration

June 15, 2021

On June 19, people across the United States celebrate Juneteenth. The holiday commemorates the ending of slavery in the U.S., in 1865. Juneteenth is short for “June 19th.” It was on that day, in June 1865, that 250,000 people in…

Health

Let's Play

June 14, 2021

Watching the Olympics might inspire you to try new activities. And summer is a great time to challenge your family and neighbors to a little friendly competition. Here are some ideas for getting your competitive juices flowing. Remember, the most…

Health

Dr. Anthony Fauci Talks with TIME for Kids

June 11, 2021

Kids 12 and older are now able to get the COVID-19 vaccine. What does this mean for summer plans? What does it mean for returning to school in the fall? Should we continue to wear masks?  As the director of…

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Return of the Rabbits

June 9, 2021

Everyone’s favorite bunny-in-blue is back! Peter Rabbit and his squad—cousin Benjamin and sisters Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cottontail—star in Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway. In the new movie, Peter travels far from home, in search of a place where he and…