‘Troubled girls’ are the true heroines of Anne Ursu’s new novel

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(Anne Ursu/ Photo by John J. Ursu; book cover/ HarperCollins/The Washington Post collage)
(Anne Ursu/ Photo by John J. Ursu; book cover/ HarperCollins/The Washington Post collage)

It's pumpkin season!

Check out these huge pumpkins, and learn more about the history of this fall favorite.
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Washington Capitals have proven stars, but they need to look to the future

Ovechkin, Backstrom and other familiar faces are older than the average NHL player.

Two-headed baby turtle thrives at Massachusetts animal refuge

Animal refuge staff members hope to learn more about the rare turtle with a CT scan.
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‘Troubled girls’ are the true heroines of Anne Ursu’s new novel

In “The Troubled Girls of Dragomir Academy,” girls question gender expectations in the magical land of Illyria.
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Record number of migrant children make dangerous trip through Central American jungle

This year 19,000 crossed the Darien Gap, a jungle between Colombia and Panama, while trying to reach the U.S.
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Why do sunflowers turn to face the morning sun?

Bees that pollinate the flowers are up early looking for food.
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United Nations panel tells youth climate activists it can’t rule on rights case

Greta Thunberg and other activists charged that 5 countries’ inaction violated children’s rights.
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October Class of KidsPost: Belmont Station fifth-graders

Ryan Aksamitowski’s class share their favorites, including pizza, dogs and gymnastics.

How much do you know about Indigenous Peoples’ Day?

States and cities have replaced Columbus Day with a different celebration. Test your knowledge of where and when this has happened.
  • Oct 8

MLB playoffs games aren’t geared to young fans. They take way too long.

Pitch clocks could help speed up the game so kids could watch till the end on school nights.
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KidsPost weather art gallery

A showcase of daily weather illustrations created by KidsPost readers.
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  • Sep 27

‘Comeback kids’: These animals used to be endangered species

Check out these animals that have made comebacks after population loss.
  • Sep 17

NASA’s Perseverance rover collects two samples from Mars

The rover will hold onto samples until a future mission returns them to Earth.
  • Sep 10

What's new at the zoos?

Check out what's new this summer in zoos across the world.
  • Sep 3

People around the world try staying cool during a heat wave

Fountains everywhere are full of kids and adults trying to beat the heat.
  • Aug 13

Olympic style is all in the details

If style were an Olympic sport, these athletes from around the world would be our winners!
  • Aug 6