KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Laughing With James Corden

Ryan Stoltz

October 31st, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with the host of CBS’s Late Late Show.

Cancer Researcher Wins a Nobel Prize

Benjamin Who

October 30th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with immunologist James P. Allison, who jointly received the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for his research on promising cancer treatments.

Trump Rallies Voters in Texas

Benjamin Who

October 26th, 2018

President Trump campaigns for Texas Senator Ted Cruz, who is in a tight race for re-election.

A Conversation With Dav Pilkey

Annika Petras

October 25th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with the creator of the best-selling Dog Man and Captain Underpants book series.

A Rising Star Shares His Love of Acting

Jaxon Jones

October 24th, 2018

Zachary S. Williams talks about his new role in I Am Frankie and how he got his start in acting.

All Creatures Great and Small

Ava Park-Matt

October 24th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter attends the Blessing of the Animals at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New York City.

The History of Halloween

Alula Alderson

October 23rd, 2018

Our Kid Reporter looks at the Celtic origins of a popular holiday.

Harry Potter: A History of Magic

Marley I. Alburez

October 22nd, 2018

An exhibition about the myth and magic behind the beloved book series comes to the New-York Historical Society.

Preparing for Wildfires: Ready, Set, Go!

Ella Porter

October 19th, 2018

With wildfires growing in frequency and intensity, our Kid Reporter in California gets tips on how to stay safe.

The Flying Tigers

Teresa Fang

October 18th, 2018

During World War II, a U.S. fighter pilot team helped defend China from Japanese attacks. Now, 70 years later, a veteran is honored for his bravery.

The Penny House Dream

Nikita A. Mohile

October 16th, 2018

Thanks to the efforts of a hard-working teenager, a family in Canada will soon have a new home.

Helping Children Fight Cancer

Benjamin Who

October 16th, 2018

MD Anderson Cancer Center in Texas uses art and technology to help children heal.

Eric Litwin Makes Reading Fun

Nolan Pastore

October 15th, 2018

The best-selling author says that reading is more joyful for young children when it’s blended with music.

 

The Store of Requirement

Helen Hong

October 15th, 2018

A new shop in Melbourne, Australia, invites visitors into the magical world of Harry Potter.

On the Campaign Trail With Beto O’Rourke

Truman J. Hamade

October 12th, 2018

A Senate candidate in Texas is trying to become the first Democrat to win a state-wide election since 1994—and help Democrats regain control of the U.S. Senate.

A Conversation With Chelsea Clinton

Maxwell Surprenant

October 12th, 2018

The author talks about her new book, how kids can make a positive difference, and what it was like to grow up in the White House.

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Hockey Stars Hit the Ice for a Good Cause

Maxwell Surprenant

October 11th, 2018

In Boston, former college hockey rivals come together to raise money for ALS and other causes.

A Visit to the Original Post Office

Hana Meher Sadik

October 10th, 2018

The post office that Benjamin Franklin founded in the 1700s is still operating today.

 

Getting Goosebumps With R. L. Stine

Amelia Poor

October 9th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter sits down with the master of fear.

Clinton Urges Kids to “Start Now” to Make a Difference

Sidonie Gillette

October 5th, 2018

Chelsea Clinton talks about her new book, which encourages kids to make a positive difference in the world.

Kissing the Blarney Stone

Nolan Pastore

October 1st, 2018

Our Kid Reporter visits a medieval castle in Ireland to learn more about a centuries-old tradition.

Sunaya with Meg Lemke and Jenny Abramowitz, members of the Children’s and YA planning committee of the Brooklyn Book Festival

A Visit to the Brooklyn Book Festival

Sunaya DasGupta...

September 27th, 2018

A festival in Brooklyn, New York, brings authors and young readers together.

A Robot Serves Up Custom Burgers

Manat Kaur

September 26th, 2018

At a new restaurant in San Francisco, a sophisticated machine makes burgers to suit every taste.

The Maker Faire Comes to New York

Amelia Poor

September 25th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter covers “the largest celebration of invention, creativity, and curiosity” on the East Coast.

Making Music for Everyone

Truman J. Hamade

September 25th, 2018

Thanks to a dedicated teacher and a high-tech approach, blind and visually impaired students are learning how to play the guitar.

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