KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Behind the Scenes at Five Guys

Michael Santomauro

February 21st, 2019

How did the world-famous hamburger chain get its start? Our Kid Reporter talks with owner Jerry Murrell.

Government Shutdown Ends

Grace Denny

February 20th, 2019

The shutdown, which affected 800,000 federal employees, is over. But the recovery process continues.

 

A King is Crowned

Marley I. Alburez

February 15th, 2019

At this year’s Westminster dog show, a Wire Fox Terrier named King put his best paw forward.

Klobuchar Declares Candidacy

Ryan Stoltz

February 14th, 2019

On a snowy afternoon in Minnesota, Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar announces her presidential run.

Standing Up for Gun Victims

Sidonie Gillette

February 14th, 2019

A new campaign by TOMS seeks to end the growing epidemic of gun violence in the United States.

Celebrating Lunar New Year

Zhang En Ng

February 12th, 2019

Traditional foods are an inseparable part of every Lunar New Year. Our Kid Reporter in Malaysia reports on favorite meals of the season.

Andrew Raymundo

Fishing for Plastic

Andrew Raymundo

February 11th, 2019

A company based in Florida makes unique bracelets from plastic and other waste found in the ocean.

The Legacy of Muhammad Ali

Leo Sebastian Tobbe

February 8th, 2019

The Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville, Kentucky, encourages young people to carry on the boxing legend’s social justice mission.

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

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