KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Speaker Pelosi Holds the Gavel

Ryan Stoltz

August 2nd, 2019

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants young people to recognize the power they have and use it. 

A Life-Changing Day at the Beach

Ella Porter

August 1st, 2019

A nonprofit organization called Ride a Wave helps children with disabilities have fun in the ocean. 

Visiting a Renaissance Festival

Rade Meech-Tatic

August 1st, 2019

Jousting knights, fencing, and crossbow shooting? Our Kid Reporter in the Czech Republic travels back in time. 

Meet Six Dogs With Superpowers

Nolan Pastore

July 31st, 2019

A new movie follows the adventures of canine companions who brave the elements to save lives. 

It’s Sea Turtle Nesting Season

Andrew Raymundo

July 31st, 2019

In Florida, nesting season comes with a warning that five of the world’s seven sea turtle species are endangered. 

Making Museums Accessible to Kids

Emma Garcia

July 30th, 2019

For young people in the Mexican state of Puebla, museums are like backyard treasures.  

Remembering the Heroes

Leo Sebastian Tobbe

July 29th, 2019

After years of legislative inaction, a new bill ensures long-term funding for the health-care costs of 9/11 first responders.

 

 

The Tragedy of a Sea Turtle

John Woo

July 25th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter in South Korea learns how discarded plastic can harm marine life. 

TEDx for Kids

Hana Meher Sadik

July 24th, 2019

A TEDxYouth event in India encourages young people to share their ideas for making the world a better place. 

“Make Way for Lit-Hop”

Lilian Jochmann

July 24th, 2019

Rappers MC Lars and Mega Ran are using hip-hop to help kids connect with books.

The (Comic) Art of Storytelling

Nikita A. Mohile

July 23rd, 2019

Our Kid Reporter talks with Scholastic author and illustrator Raina Telgemeier about her award-winning career. 

Helping Schools in Haiti

Nolan Pastore

July 22nd, 2019

A high school student in Ohio offered her support to young people in Haiti by sending supplies and equipment for their new classrooms. 

The Art of Batik

Zhang En Ng

July 22nd, 2019

Our Kid Reporter in Malaysia learns more about a colorful textile art that originated centuries ago.

The Louisville Zoo Turns 50

Leo Sebastian Tobbe

July 22nd, 2019

For five decades, this Kentucky zoo has inspired visitors to learn more about awe-inspiring animals whose habitats are under increasing threat. 

Cards, Comedy, and a Dash of Magic

Helen Hong

July 18th, 2019

Young magicians in Australia talk about their new show, “Now You See Us.”

The Lion King Roars Back

Jaxon Jones

July 17th, 2019

A photo-realistic adaptation of the 1994 Disney classic hits the big screen. 

Preparing for the “Big One”

Annika Petras

July 16th, 2019

After the recent earthquakes in Southern California, our Kid Reporter got tips from an expert on how to stay safe. 

Meet the New White House Press Secretary

Ryan Stoltz

July 11th, 2019

Before Stephanie Grisham was named White House Press Secretary, our Kid Reporter asked her about her relationship with the President and First Lady. 

Cleveland Hosts the All-Star Game

Nolan Pastore

July 10th, 2019

A sellout crowd packed Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio, for the 2019 MLB All-Star Game.

Behind Dog Man: The Musical

Amelia Poor

July 9th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter talks with the writer and composer behind the musical adaptation of Dav Pilkey’s beloved book series.

Storms and Top Speeds at the Grand Prix

Titus Smith III

July 3rd, 2019

Our Kid Reporter visits “Motor City” for the annual Detroit Grand Prix, one of car racing’s biggest events.

A Milestone for the Coretta Scott King Awards

Suzanne McCabe

July 1st, 2019

A 50th anniversary gala celebrates kids’ books that explore the African American experience.

At the Front Desk

Teresa Fang

June 26th, 2019

Chinese-American author Kelly Yang talks about Front Desk, her award-winning debut novel about a spunky immigrant girl growing up in California. 

Let Her Fly

Suzanne McCabe

June 19th, 2019

Ziauddin Yousafzai, Malala’s father, talks with our Kid Reporters about gender equality and what it’s like to raise a Nobel Prize-winning daughter.  

Visiting the Temples of Angkor Wat

Rade Meech-Tatic

June 19th, 2019

Visitors to Angkor Wat in Cambodia have the experience of a lifetime. But do the temples pay the price?

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