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TFK Reads: Greystone Secrets: The Strangers

July 23, 2019

Greystone Secrets: The Strangers is the first book in a new series from author Margaret Peterson Haddix. The story opens with a mystery, and takes many twists and turns as it races toward a conclusion. The Strangers is one of…


Meet the STEM Queen

June 26, 2019

Jacqueline Means, 16, is known as the STEM Queen. She is the founder of the Wilmington Urban STEM Initiative, in Wilmington, Delaware. The organization promotes STEM to underprivileged girls in Wilmington. Means spoke with TFK Kid Reporter Tiana Sirmans, also…

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Space Mistakes

April 23, 2019

In space, just like on Earth, success often means learning from failure. JEFFREY KLUGER is a best-selling author and the science editor at TIME. His new book for kids, Disaster Strikes! The Most Dangerous Space Missions of All Time, is…

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Wave Hello

April 8, 2019

Get ready to meet Steve. He’s the star of Penguins, a new documentary following an Adélie penguin in Antarctica. Steve sets out to build a nest, find a partner, and raise a family. But none of this is easy. “Many…

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TFK Kid Reporter Book Reviews: Part 3

December 20, 2018

Here, TFK Kid Reporters Josh Lee and Tiana Sirmans share their reviews of two kid-approved books that were published in 2018. This is the final post in a three-part series. Check for the rest of our end-of-year roundup. Title:…

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Magic Returns

December 6, 2018

Cherry Tree Lane gets a familiar visitor in Mary Poppins Returns. It’s a sequel to the 1964 movie Mary Poppins. The new movie follows Michael Banks and his children. The family has suffered a great loss, so magical nanny Mary…

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Ben's Big Adventure

October 25, 2018

We know Benjamin Franklin as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Now we get to see what he may have been like as a boy. Gen-Z Media has created a podcast called Young Ben Franklin. Listeners are…