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Team Effort

October 14, 2020

The whole world watched in awe when humans first walked on the moon, in July 1969. The Apollo program was one of the most incredible feats in human history. How We Got to the Moon, written and illustrated by John…

Movies and Television

To the Moon!

October 14, 2020

Take a rocket to the moon in this new animated musical. Over the Moon follows a smart, determined girl named Fei Fei. She’s a science lover who’s on a mission to find Chang’e, the moon goddess in Chinese mythology. Fei…

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Let's Talk! With Kayla Miller

October 6, 2020

Author Kayla Miller talks with TFK Kid Reporter Jeremy Liew about voting, activism, and Miller’s graphic novel Act. 1. Tell me about the book. Act is a graphic novel about a sixth grader named Olive who finds out that one…

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Reading Roundup

September 23, 2020

A magical quest, middle school drama, and a feathered serpent fill the pages of three new graphic novels. Find out more about these illustrated stories. Travel Partners Set off on a quest in the new graphic novel Lightfall: The Girl…

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Fighting the Darkness

September 16, 2020

In the new novel Maya and the Rising Dark, Maya thinks she’s a normal girl living in a normal neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois. Then she learns that her father has magical powers, and that he’s been using them to guard…

History

A Podcast of the Past

September 16, 2020

Are you a history buff? Then you’ll love the podcast The Past and the Curious. It features surprising, funny, and inspiring stories about historical figures and events. Recent episodes have covered subjects from the nurse Florence Nightingale to the Harlem…

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Let's Talk! With Daniel Nayeri

September 9, 2020

Author Daniel Nayeri talks with TFK Kid Reporter Abby Rogers about his new book, Everything Sad Is Untrue (A True Story) . 1. Tell me about the book. It’s an autobiographical novel about my family. I grew up in Iran…

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Amazing Mazes

September 2, 2020

Hiro Kamigaki grew up in rural Japan. As a kid, he daydreamed about visiting faraway places. Eventually, he started drawing them. “I try my best to draw interesting scenes that no one has ever seen,” he told TIME for Kids.…

Movies and Television

Out of the Wild

August 26, 2020

The One and Only Ivan is about Ivan, of course: a 400-pound silverback gorilla. Ivan lives in a shopping mall with a crew of other animals. There’s Stella the elephant, Bob the dog, Frankie the seal, Murphy the rabbit, and…

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Dancing to Her Own Beat

August 26, 2020

Lupe Wong is half Mexican, half Chinese—or, as she says, “Chinacan” or “Mexinese.” She loves sports and sci-fi. And she absolutely hates the idea of square dancing in gym class. In Lupe Wong Won’t Dance, we follow her campaign to…