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TFK Kid Reporter Orlie Weitzman

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It's Rocket Science

February 16, 2023

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, find this article and more like it on Your Hot Job, TFK's new career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? Joan Melendez Misner is an aerospace integration engineer at NASA. She’s…

Time Off

Summer Book Reviews: Part 2

July 6, 2022

Do you love to read? TFK Kid Reporters do too! Lauryn Chew and Orlie Weitzman shared their reviews of two of the summer’s most interesting books. This is the second in a five-part series. Check back soon for more from…



Books and Beyond

April 15, 2022

On March 14, 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic forced 57th Street Books, in Chicago, Illinois, to close its doors. The store wouldn’t reopen for nearly a year and a half. During that time, director Jeff Deutsch was worried. Customers couldn’t come…



José Andrés, Space Chef?

April 5, 2022

Have you ever imagined eating a meal cooked by one of the world’s top chefs? Now imagine eating that meal in space! José Andrés is already a globally known chef, humanitarian, and New York Times best-selling author. Now, he’s adding…


Media Literacy

8 Questions for Devorah Heitner

October 12, 2021

Devorah Heitner is the author of Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World. TFK Kid Reporter Orlie Weitzman spoke with her about young people and digital media, and recent news involving Instagram Kids. 1. Instagram delayed the…



TFK Kid Reporters: Meet Orlie

September 7, 2021

Meet Orlie Weitzman, one of the 10 outstanding kids selected to be a TFK Kid Reporter this school year. Orlie is 12 years old and lives in Chicago, Illinois. In her spare time, she likes to read, write stories and…