KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Jaxon Jones

After the Fires

Jaxon Jones

February 7th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter describes what it was like to flee the Woolsey Fire in California last November.

Night of the Radishes

Emma Garcia

February 1st, 2019

A traditional Christmastime festival in the Mexican city of Oaxaca celebrates art, friendship, and agricultural life.

From Trend to Trash

Zhang En Ng

January 30th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter in Malaysia reports on how the “fast fashion” trend is contributing to environmental pollution.

Remembering a Former President

Truman J. Hamade

January 28th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter visits the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum to learn more about the 41st U.S. President.

First African American Woman to Head the AMA

Aanya Kabra

January 24th, 2019

The president-elect of the American Medical Association talks about her career as a psychiatrist and her dedication to her patients. 

Growing Up Black

Marley I. Alburez

January 23rd, 2019

Our Kid Reporter talks with Ibi Zoboi and other acclaimed authors about their new anthology, Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America.

Wordstock: A Celebration of Cultures

Hana Meher Sadik

January 17th, 2019

The annual Portland Book Festival brings together more than 100 authors and their fans for pop-up readings, panel discussions, and writing workshops.

Florida Elects New Leaders

Andrew Raymundo

January 16th, 2019

After a divisive campaign season, a new Congress is sworn in, and Florida voters share their hopes for the future.

Cleaning Up the Atoyac River

Emma Garcia

January 15th, 2019

In Mexico, 70 percent of the rivers are polluted. Our Kid Reporter learns what is being done to uncontaminate one of the country's most toxic waterways.

From Idea to Bookshelf

Teresa Fang

January 14th, 2019

What is it like to write and publish a book? Vietnamese-American author Julie C. Dao, who has published two fantasy novels for young people, describes her experiences.

Goryeo: The Glory of Korea

John Woo

January 10th, 2019

An exhibit at the National Museum of Korea in Seoul spotlights the remarkable art of the ancient kingdom of Goryeo.

Ava Park-Matt

Love Yourself, Love Your Life

Ava Park-Matt

January 9th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter talks with members of the Fab 5 about their new book, Queer Eye: Love Yourself, Love Your Life.

An Education Without Walls

Zhang En Ng

January 9th, 2019

In Malaysia, more parents are turning to homeschooling as a way to let their children follow their passions.

Aiden Zelrick

Taking Care of Trees

Aiden Zelrick

January 9th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter talks with an arborist about the many benefits that trees bring to cities and towns.

Custodians of European Culture

Rade Meech-Tatic

January 8th, 2019

A family in the Czech Republic strives to preserve a remarkable heritage.

Models introduce Rodarte’s Spring/Summer 2018 collection.

Focus on Fashion

Sidonie Gillette

January 4th, 2019

A museum exhibit in Washington, D.C., spotlights Rodarte, a fashion label started by California sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy.

Keeper of the Lost Cities

Hana Meher Sadik

December 22nd, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with bestselling author Shannon Messenger about her latest book, Flashback

Former Teacher Wins a Seat in Congress

Amelia Poor

December 19th, 2018

Jahana Hayes will be the first African American woman to represent Connecticut in the United States House of Representatives.

 

A Holiday Train Spreads Cheer

Ryan Stoltz

December 18th, 2018

For the past 20 years, the Canadian Pacific Railway has collected groceries and helped raise money for food banks in North America.

A Friend to Sharks

Annika Petras

December 18th, 2018

The founder of a fun run for sharks in Newport, California, learned about the crucial role of sharks the hard way.

A Christmas Story House

Nolan Pastore

December 17th, 2018

The Ohio house that served as the setting for the beloved holiday film attracts visitors from around the world.

Yoga for Teens

Arjun Suri

December 17th, 2018

Could a practice that originated in ancient India help today’s teenagers? Our Kid Reporter finds out for himself.

Writing About the Beauty of Sports

Stone Shen

December 14th, 2018

Author Mike Lupica talks about his latest book, No Slam Dunk, and his love of sports and sports writing.

Florida State Women Win Soccer Title

Teresa Fang

December 13th, 2018

In a close match, Florida State takes home the NCAA title for the second time in the school’s history.

 

Mary Poppins Returns

Alula Alderson

December 12th, 2018

The Disney sequel to the beloved 1964 movie looks for “hope and light in a dark time,” says director Rob Marshall.

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