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Issue 13


"Not to brag, but I finished a puzzle within a week. It said 2 to 4 years on the box!" Eva, 11

  • Exclusive reader interview with musical sisters, Jeneba, Aminata and Mariatu Kanneh-Mason
  • RAD GIRLS are changing the world
  • FAMILY TIES — life as a tween through the generations
  • MAKE IT! Super simple wreaths for the silly season and beyond
  • TALES OF THE GREAT INDOORS, a short story by Alice Wroe, illustrated by Narges Fayaz
  • KITCHEN SCIENCE — make your very own lava lamp (and find out how it works)!
  • COMIC SHARP EDGES, Kira gets annoyed when her brother interferes, a comic by Kristyna Baczynzki
  • GIVE IT A GO try trampolining
  • HERO OF HERSTORY Discover La Pola, Colombia’s inspiring freedom fighter — an illustrated life story by Madeleine Karutz
  • QUIZ, what kind of gift giver are you?
  • Pull-out POSTER

Plus regulars

  • DEBATE, should girls and boys play on the same sports teams?
  • THE WEB, how mighty ants play an big part on our planet
  • GROAN, readers share their most embarrassing moments
  • ASK CATHY problem page
  • PUZZLES + lots more!