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That's Why!

October 14, 2021

Why were computer users afraid of January 1, 2000? They thought. . . A) computers might process 00 as 1900. B) computers would explode. C) computers would start talking. In 1999, tech experts feared that on New Year’s Day 2000,…

Space

8 Questions for Chris Cassidy

October 5, 2021

Among the Stars is a new documentary series. It follows astronaut Chris Cassidy on his final mission to the International Space Station (ISS). TFK Kid Reporter Creedence Peterson spoke with Cassidy. 1. What’s the scariest moment you’ve experienced on a…

Books

Searching for Hope

September 22, 2021

Cuba in My Pocket follows 12-year-old Cumba from Cuba to Florida in the 1960s. After being sent to a new country by himself, Cumba must find his footing in unfamiliar surroundings. Over time, he learns how to trust others and…

Movies and Television

A Terrifying Trip

September 21, 2021

In The Addams Family 2, your favorite creepy kids, Wednesday and Pugsley Addams, are growing up to be creepy teenagers. Their mom and dad, Morticia and Gomez, are upset to find that the kids no longer want to hang out…

Community

What Do You Think?

September 16, 2021

TIME for Kids spotted this lemonade stand in Beacon, New York, last month. Lucas (left) and Abe let us snap a photo. Have you seen something that you read about in TFK? Tell us! Send your photos, drawings, or thoughts…

Movies and Television

A Lively Adventure

September 14, 2021

Vivo is a new animated musical. It’s out now in theaters and on Netflix. The title character is a kinkajou. That’s a rainforest mammal also known as a honey bear. In the film, Vivo spends his days playing music in…

Books

Her Turn at Bat

September 14, 2021

In Fast Pitch, by Nic Stone, 12-year-old Shenice Lockwood is captain of a softball team: the Fulton Firebirds. It’s the first all-Black team in Georgia’s Dixie Youth Softball Association. Shenice is determined to take her team to the championship. But…

Books

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…

Books

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…

Books

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):…