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Driving with Danica

February 12, 2019

Not many women race cars. But racer Danica Patrick loves zooming around the track. Join TFK on a ride through her career. Born to Race Patrick started racing cars at age 10. At first, she drove a tiny car. It…

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Two Young Athletes

February 11, 2019

Fierce Fighter JESSELYN SILVA (above, left) is 12 years old. She is a boxer. She competes against other kids in a boxing ring. Jesselyn is very hardworking. She practices five days a week. She dreams of winning a gold medal…

Entertainment

Meet an Author

February 8, 2019

Matt de la Peña wrote Carmela Full of Wishes. TIME for Kids asked him some questions. Question: How did you become a writer? Answer: I wrote poems when I was a child. Then I grew up and read a lot…

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Entertainment

She's a Poet

February 8, 2019

Margarita Engle is a poet. She writes picture books, too. She grew up in Los Angeles, California. Every summer, her parents would take her to Cuba. That’s the country where her mother was born. In Cuba, Engle explored the…

Science

Meet the Dinos

January 11, 2019

Close your eyes. Imagine the Earth millions of years ago. Giant reptiles ruled the planet. Now join TFK as we travel back in time. Let’s explore the world of dinosaurs! This is a Tyrannosaurus rex. It was one of the…

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Technology

On the Water

January 4, 2019

Boats and ships carry people and things across water. They are used for business. They are also used for fun! Here are some ways to travel on water. Have you ever been on a boat? This is a sailboat. Its…

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Arts

Sight and Sound

December 28, 2018

Meet Nick Cave. He is an artist. He plays with sound and motion. He uses different materials in his work. Cave is best known for his Soundsuits. They can spark our imagination. Are you ready to use your imagination? Step…

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Arts

Amazing Artists

December 27, 2018

Artists help us see our world differently. They inspire us. Read about four African-American artists. Who inspires you? Augusta Savage (1892–1962) Augusta Savage was a sculptor. She made figures out of clay and other materials. She was also a teacher.…

United States

Take a Tour

December 17, 2018

The White House is in our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. The White House is more than 200 years old. It is where the president and the First Family live. See what happens in America’s most famous home. The president works. …

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Community

Time to Celebrate!

December 7, 2018

It’s winter! Do you celebrate a special holiday? Lots of people do. There are many customs and traditions. Take a look. Some people celebrate Christmas. They decorate a Christmas tree. They hang ornaments on its branches. This tradition is about…

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Technology

Ready, Set, Code!

November 29, 2018

Computers need instructions. That’s where coders come in. Coders write programs. Programs tell a computer what to do. Here’s the scoop on coding. Problem Solvers Coders solve problems. They work together. They are creative. Coders are sometimes called programmers. A…

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Community

How Cities Work

November 23, 2018

Cities are full of people. Cities are where people live, work, and play close together. Some are built high into the air. There’s action at every level. There’s even action below the ground! Let’s explore one kind of city. 1.…

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