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Can You Spell "Champion"?

June 4, 2018

Karthik Nemmani took an unusual path to the Scripps National Spelling Bee. But on May 31, the 14-year-old walked out as its champion. Karthik didn’t win his regional or his county spelling bee. In the past, that would have…


Kid Heroes for the Planet

April 5, 2018

You don’t have to be a superhero to help the environment. Even small, simple actions can add up to big change. People around the world will celebrate Earth Day on April 22. But anyone—including kids—can work to help the Earth…

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Listen Up!

March 9, 2018

Podcaster Eva Karpman is only 8 years old, but she’s inspiring kids and adults. Eva is the host of Dream Big, a podcast that urges people of all ages to pursue their passion. Dream Big has been downloaded more than…


Meet the Influencers

January 22, 2018

Education and entertainment. Science and sports. Fashion and fundraising. These are just a few of the fields in which young people are changing the world. TIME wrote about 30 influential young people. Here, TFK introduces 10 of them. Muzoon Almellehan,…


This Just In!

January 8, 2018

HILDE LYSIAK knows how to get to the bottom of things. The 11-year-old journalist rides her bike around her hometown of Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, looking for a good story. Hilde founded Selinsgrove’s newspaper, the Orange Street News. She especially enjoys writing…

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Gravity Assist

December 9, 2017

When Jack Davis, 9, looks up at the night sky, he doesn’t see just the stars. He sees his future. The fourth grader lives in New Jersey. He has a deep interest in outer space and the alien beings he…

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Bunchie Young: One to Watch

December 6, 2017

Maxwell “Bunchie” Young has been named the 2017 SportsKid of the Year by Sports Illustrated Kids magazine. The football and track star from Los Angeles, California, is just 10 years old. But he’s already been offered a college scholarship by…

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Super Business Girl

October 29, 2017

ASIA NEWSON starts each weekday at 5:00 a.m. First, the 14-year-old helps her sister get ready for school. Then she eats breakfast and hops on a school bus in Detroit, Michigan, her hometown. After school, Asia stays for dance or…

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The Golden Ticket!

October 6, 2017

When using your imagination, don’t dream small—try imaginormous! That was the theme of the first annual Roald Dahl Imaginormous Challenge. The contest, which honors the beloved author, just concluded its first year. Kids across the U.S. ages 5 to 12…

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Meet Our Kid Reporters

September 13, 2017

This year’s TFK Kid Reporters were chosen from 300 applicants in a nationwide competition. The crew will report on local and national news for TFK. Here are some fun facts about our newest reporters. Want to be a TFK Kid…