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Counter Culture

October 19, 2023

Joanne Chang opened the first Flour bakery in 2000. Now there are nine locations, all in and around Boston, Massachusetts. TFK Kid Reporter Harper Carroll, who lives there, met Chang at Flour’s original location to discuss the pastry chef’s career. …

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Get In Character

October 19, 2023

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, find this article and more like it on  Your Hot Job, TFK's career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? It took years of learning her craft for Megan Piphus Peace to…

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Rebel Reading

October 19, 2023

Dear Rebel gathers advice from more than 145 women who’ve taken different paths to success. They share their stories and advice to inspire kids everywhere. Read excerpts of letters from neuroscientist Friederike Fabritius, inventor Andini Makosinski, and guitarist Berta Rojas.…

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Kids Who Help, Heal

October 12, 2023

A recent study says volunteering can be good for your health. Could it offer a way through the youth mental health crisis? Kids and teenagers who volunteer aren’t just helping their community. They might also be helping themselves. That’s…

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From Our Readers

October 12, 2023

We asked our readers to tell us how they’re spreading kindness in their community. Here’s what a few of you had to say. I helped someone with their work. When I needed help, they helped me. So it was kindness…

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What's Needed?

October 12, 2023

Journalists can help their communities through their work. They can report on local service efforts, which can inspire people to make donations or volunteer. Journalists can also look for a story that has been underreported, such as a small community…

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Being a Buddy

October 12, 2023

Sammie Vance, 14, knows there’s nothing worse than feeling left out. For years, she’s been helping kids who feel lonely make friends. “There was one little boy at school, younger than me,” she told TIME for Kids. “He would see…

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A Life of Service

October 11, 2023

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, find this article and more like it on  Your Hot Job, TFK's career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? Many kids care about helping other people. Few turn their concern into…

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Mission of the Month: Food Insecurity

October 11, 2023

Join a community of kids who are making the world a better and brighter place. TFK Service Stars know that even the smallest actions can make a big impact. Mission of the Month More than 34 million people in the…

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Autoworkers Strike

October 6, 2023

Some 7,000 autoworkers in Michigan and Illinois joined an ongoing strike against Ford and General Motors (GM) on September 30. They’re trying to get job protections and higher pay from car companies. Another 18,000 American autoworkers have been striking for…

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New World Heritage Site

October 6, 2023

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has made Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks, in Ohio, a world heritage site. It was announced on September 19. Hopewell is now recognized as an important historic and cultural site, like the Taj…

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Science

Super Scene

October 5, 2023

This year’s fourth and final supermoon appeared on September 29. A supermoon occurs when a full moon is at or near the closest point in its orbit around Earth. …

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Kid of the Week: Chase Hansen

October 5, 2023

Why did you and your dad start Project Empathy? We would take the train and go downtown. We’d see homeless people sitting outside of the homeless shelter. I wanted to know how we could help them. My dad said, “Ask…

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Logging In

October 5, 2023

Brooke Tindal used to wake up at 5:50 a.m. and travel 16 miles across New York City to get to middle school. She realized just how much of her day that ate up when schools were forced to go remote…

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Eye of the Storm

October 4, 2023

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, find this article and more like it on Your Hot Job, TFK's career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? When a hurricane threatens to make landfall in the United States, crews…

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A Heroic Homecoming

October 4, 2023

Percy Jackson is back, for his toughest adventure yet: applying to college. The Chalice of the Gods is the latest book in Rick Riordan’s sprawling world of modern mythology. It’s his first Percy adventure in 14 years. “I wasn’t planning…

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Climate Protests

September 22, 2023

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of New York City on September 17. They had a message for President Joe Biden: It’s time for the United States to move away from oil and gas. “We hold the power of…

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