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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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What's Your Story?

January 11, 2022

Have a great idea for a story? The Story Seeds Podcast pairs kids who have original ideas with professional authors. Together, they brainstorm and develop the idea. Then the author writes a story, which is read on the podcast. Sandhya…

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Let's Talk! With Lisa Yee

January 5, 2022

Maizy, the main character of Lisa Yee's Maizy Chen’s Last Chance, is a Chinese-American girl from Los Angeles. She and her mom are spending the summer in Last Chance, Minnesota, where Maizy’s grandparents own a restaurant. They are also the…

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Kid-Approved

December 8, 2021

Looking for a cool new book this season? TFK Kid Reporters read and reviewed some of the best books of the year. Barb the Last Berzerker: Book 1 Barb of Bailiwick is the last Berzerker of her generation. The rest…

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At the Movies: Sing 2

November 30, 2021

The band is back together! Sing 2 reassembles the crew of lovable animals from the 2016 animated musical Sing. And it adds a notable new character to the mix: Clay Calloway, a lion who’s a famous musician. Clay is voiced…

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The Best Toys of 2021

November 22, 2021

The best toys of 2021 might make for a magical holiday season. With Magic Mixies, mix up a potion and— poof! —summon a new stuffed pet. With Lego Vidiyo Party, create a music video in real time, wherever you are,…

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Joking Around

November 9, 2021

Greg Heffley is the main character in Jeff Kinney’s best-selling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series of books. Greg is a middle school student with big dreams. In his diary, he writes stories about his struggles to fit in and…

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Magical Friendship

November 9, 2021

¡¡Manu!! is a graphic novel about a class clown who’s skilled at magic. Named Manu, the girl pulls pranks on her teachers and classmates. One day, after pranking her class, she loses her magic. With help from her friend Josefina,…

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Sneak Peek: More Than Peach

November 6, 2021

Bellen Woodard is known as the world’s first crayon activist. In 2019, she started a brand of multicultural crayons called More than Peach. Last year, she was a top-five TIME Kid of the Year honoree, and she’s a 2021 TFK…

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Learning to Cope

November 2, 2021

In Living with Viola, Livy is going through a lot. She’s having trouble fitting in at her new school. She’s having trouble living up to her parents’ high expectations. And there’s Viola, a shadowy version of Livy that follows her…

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