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Through a Writer's Eyes

June 29, 2020

Writers are often asked, “Where do you get your ideas?” Many say ideas spring from paying close attention to what’s around us. Depending on the kind of writing you do, the spark of inspiration can lead to very different results.…

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From Me to You

June 29, 2020

When I was 9 years old, I received my first handmade card. It was from a classmate. He had just moved to New Jersey from South Korea. He had a hard time adjusting to his new school, and I helped…

Culture

Finding the Right Words

June 29, 2020

A marker, a magazine or newspaper, and a little imagination. That’s all it takes to create blackout, or redacted, poetry. But the effort can yield surprising results. Naomi Shihab Nye is the Poetry Foundation’s Young People’s Poet Laureate. TIME for…

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How to Write Funny

June 29, 2020

What sorts of things do you find funny? Think about the last thing that really made you laugh. Humor is all around, if you look at life through a comedic lens. You might read, hear, or notice something that you…

Books

Start Here

June 29, 2020

If you want to become a better writer, the most important thing to do is practice writing. Getting started is the hardest part. But we’ve got some tips. Author Lamar Giles says that as a young writer, he worried…

Culture

Our Heroes

June 4, 2020

Do you love to draw? Join the journey as Drew, creative director of TIME for Kids, and his sidekick Rosie explore their imaginations and dream up fun things to sketch each week. In this episode, Drew and Rosie draw magazine…

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Book Covers, with Raina Telgemeier

May 28, 2020

Do you love to draw? Join the journey as Drew, creative director of TIME for Kids, and his sidekick Rosie explore their imaginations and dream up fun things to sketch each week. In this episode, Drew and Rosie draw book…

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Let's Draw Master Copies!

May 21, 2020

Do you love to draw? Join the journey as Drew, creative director of TIME for Kids, and his sidekick Rosie explore their imaginations and dream up fun things to sketch each week. In this episode, Drew and Rosie draw master…

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Step-by-Step with a Special Guest

May 14, 2020

Do you love to draw? Join the journey as Drew, creative director of TIME for Kids, and his sidekick Rosie explore their imaginations and dream up fun things to sketch each week. In this episode, Drew and Rosie draw a…

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Books

Chosen By Kids

May 13, 2020

Wondering what book to start next? You’re in luck! The 2020 Children’s Choices Reading List was announced on May 1. This collection of nearly 100 fantastic books was chosen by 12,500 students. They are in kindergarten through sixth grade. They…