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TFK Reads: Scaredy Cat

August 25, 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 Donnell Meekins shares his thoughts on Scaredy Cat, by…

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Meet Our Kid Reporters

August 24, 2021

We have a great crew! Read about the 2021–2022 team of TFK Kid Reporters. Look for their articles this school year. Bellen Woodard, 11 Leesburg, Virginia Bellen created a line of crayons in diverse skin colors. Creedence Peterson, 12…

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TFK Reads: Rez Dogs

August 18, 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 Abby Rogers shares her thoughts on Rez Dogs, by…

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TFK Reads: Stamped (for Kids): Racism, Antiracism, and You

August 11, 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 Miguel Madero shares his thoughts on Stamped (for Kids):…

Health

Dr. Leana Wen Talks with TIME for Kids

August 9, 2021

Kids all across the United States want to return to a “normal” school experience. But the Delta variant, a new strain of the virus that causes COVID-19, is making this a challenge. How can kids safely return to in-person learning?…

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Mattel Honors Frontline Workers

August 5, 2021

Mattel is honoring frontline workers with dolls modeled on real-life doctors and nurses. Among them is a doll version of Amy O’Sullivan. She’s a nurse at the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center. That’s in Brooklyn, New York. O’Sullivan appeared on the…

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TFK Reads: War and Millie McGonigle

August 4, 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 Rory Hu shares her thoughts on War and Millie…

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TFK Reads: The One Thing You'd Save

July 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 Pranav Mukhi shares his thoughts on The One Thing…

World

Skateboarding Stars

July 27, 2021

TOKYO, JAPAN—Skateboarding’s newest stars are two 13-year-old girls. Japan’s Momiji Nishiya, 13, made history on Monday. At the Tokyo 2020 Games, she took home the first women’s street skateboarding Olympic gold medal. Standing next to her on the podium was…

Ready, Set, Sail!

July 23, 2021

This spring, 12 sailing teams from around the world competed in the first-ever Ocean Race Europe. The race set off from Lorient, France, on May 29. Teams of six to 10 people spent 22 days sailing the Atlantic Ocean and…

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: A Shot in the Arm!

July 21, 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 Jeremy Liew shares his thoughts on A Shot in…

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Kids Write About the Pandemic

July 16, 2021

In the fifth and final part of our series of essays from kids, you’ll hear from Rory, in California; Shanaya, in Tennessee; and Carolina, in New York. They experienced loneliness and isolation during the pandemic. Now, all of them are…

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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’…

United States

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…

Science

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…