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Environment

Kids Care About: Sea Turtles

July 23, 2021

TFK Kid Reporter Sophia Hou cares about sea turtles. She talked to experts about why these animals are in danger and how people can help. Sea turtles live in coastal areas and open waters all over the world. Six species…

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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’…

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…

Video

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Let's Talk! With Cynthia Leitich Smith

January 21, 2021

TFK Kid Reporter Sophia Hou spoke with Cynthia Leitich Smith, editor of the new book Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids. Here’s part of their conversation. 1. Tell me about the book. Ancestor Approved is a collection of short stories…

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TFK Reads: Daring Darleen, Queen of the Screen

January 12, 2021

Looking for something new to read? TIME for Kids has recommendations. Our editors selected some of the most exciting books of 2020. Then we handed them off to our team of TFK Kid Reporters to review. Here, TFK Kid Reporter…

Community

TFK Kid Reporters: Meet Sophia

September 21, 2020

Meet Sophia Hou, one of the 10 outstanding kids selected to be a TFK Kid Reporter this school year. Sophia is 11 years old and lives in Short Hills, New Jersey. She likes to grow vegetables in her garden, and…

Opinion

Should the Voting Age Be Lowered?

September 11, 2020

To vote for president of the United States, a person must be 18 years old. In the U.S., the voting age was 21 before the Vietnam War. It was lowered to 18 by the 26th Amendment to the Constitution, in…