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Summer Book Reviews: Part 2

July 6, 2022

Do you love to read? TFK Kid Reporters do too! Lauryn Chew and Orlie Weitzman shared their reviews of two of the summer’s most interesting books. This is the second in a five-part series. Check back soon for more from…

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Summer Book Reviews: Part 1

June 29, 2022

Do you love to read? TFK Kid Reporters do too! Ethan Zhang and Tabitha Kho shared their reviews of two of the summer’s most interesting books. This is the first in a five-part series. Check back soon for more from…

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Movies and Television

Dinosaurs Come Alive

May 23, 2022

A new Apple TV+ series is hitting screens today. Prehistoric Planet reveals fascinating facts about Cretaceous-era dinosaurs. The creatures roamed this planet 66 million years ago. The series is narrated by David Attenborough. It brings the era of the dinosaurs…

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Six Flavors in One Book

March 16, 2022

The Ice Cream Machine is no ordinary tale. It’s six stories rolled into one flavorful book. All them have the same title, but each has a different plot revolving around ice cream. One ice-cream story focuses on a boy and…

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Let's Talk! With Stefan Milosavljevich

March 9, 2022

Shipwrecks. Buried treasure. The discovery of King Tut’s tomb. These are some of the subjects Stefan Milosavljevich explores in Tales of Ancient Worlds: Adventures in Archaeology, out in April. He spoke with TFK Kid Reporter David Murtagh. For kids who…

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Movies and Television

The Awkward Age

March 1, 2022

The star of Disney-Pixar’s Turning Red is Meilin Lee, a quirky Chinese-Canadian girl struggling with the physical and mental challenges of being 13 years old. And there’s an inconvenient twist: Mei’s family has a mystical connection to red pandas. Mei…

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Sports

A Good Goal

February 15, 2022

More than 1,600 artists from 100 countries entered the 2021 Youth with Refugees Art Contest. The competition, run by the United Nations’ refugee agency (UNHCR), challenged young people to design a soccer ball based on a theme: “Together through sport.”…

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Pursuing Justice

February 7, 2022

Omar Rising, by Aisha Saeed, tells the story of the son of a servant in Pakistan. Omar is excited that he has earned a scholarship to an elite boarding school. But when he gets there, he discovers that his scholarship…

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Ready to Rumble

February 7, 2022

Get ready to rumble! The movie Rumble has giant monsters, exciting wrestling, and lots of action. In this animated film, teenager Winnie Coyle teams up with Steve, a monster who’s also a wrestler, to save their town and her dad’s…

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Monster Mission

January 11, 2022

Dracula returns for more thrills in Hotel Transylvania: Transformania, the fourth and final film in the series. This time, Dracula is about to hand Hotel Transylvania over to his daughter, Mavis, and his son-in-law, Johnny. But when he hears some…

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