Kid Reporter gets creative in an optical illusion room.

A Museum of Selfies?

Annika Petras

April 16th, 2018

A pop-up museum in Glendale, California, explores the social media craze.

Max and Jarrett Lerner at the Public Library in Dedham, Massachusetts

EngiNerds Save the World

Maxwell Surprenant

April 16th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with children’s book author Jarrett Lerner about reading, writing, and his new book, EngiNerds.

Kid Reporter Nolan Pastore with Darci Lynne prior to a recent show. backstage at the KeyBank State Theater in Cleveland, Ohio.

Darci Lynne’s Got Talent

Nolan Pastore

April 13th, 2018

“You never know where your dreams will take you,” America’s Got Talent winner Darci Lynne Farmer tells our Kid Reporter.

Stephen Hawking at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge.

Changing the World, One (Quantum) Step at a Time

Josh Stiefel

April 12th, 2018

Stephen Hawking, who died in March at the age of 76, will be remembered as one of the world's greatest physicists.

Owen interviewing John Cena on the red carpet

New Orleans Hosts WrestleMania

Owen P. W. Osborne

April 11th, 2018

The 34th annual wrestling event, held this year at the Superdome in New Orleans, was also about giving back to the community.

Courtney at the podium for the STEM Education stamps dedication ceremony

New Postage Stamps Celebrate STEM Education

Courtney Pine

April 10th, 2018

New Forever stamps from the United States Postal Service spotlight the role that science, technology, engineering, and mathematics play in the 21st century.

The author’s younger brother in front of Buckingham Palace, the Queen’s residence in London

Should the U.K. Abolish the Monarchy?

Benedek Payne

April 10th, 2018

The United Kingdom has been home to a royal family for centuries. Our Kid Reporter in England now asks: Is it time to move on?

A Dramatic Setting For Shakespeare’s “Hamlet”

Ryan Stoltz

April 9th, 2018

A production of one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies unfolds room by room at a historic mansion in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Sadie with John Lewis and Marian Wright Edelman

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

Sadie Kiel

April 6th, 2018

Fifty years after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee, social justice advocates gather in the city to ask: “Where do we go from here?”

Nolan with professional photographer Aaron Josefczyk between assignments in Medina, Ohio.

Behind the Lens

Nolan Pastore

April 5th, 2018

Aaron Josefczyk, a professional photographer based in Ohio, shares insights with our Kid Reporter about his action-packed career.

Jacqueline Woodson and the Power of Stories

Adedayo Perkovich

April 4th, 2018

The National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature shares her thoughts about reading, writing, and hope with our Kid Reporter.

Marissa and Hannah Brandt

Sibling Rivalry on Ice

Ryan Stoltz

April 3rd, 2018

Sisters Hannah and Marissa Brandt both competed in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. But the ice hockey stars from Minnesota represented different countries.

Kevin Hart, Jumanji

The Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards

Alula Alderson

April 2nd, 2018

This year’s favorite performers are announced at an awards ceremony at the Forum in Los Angeles, California. 

Jessica Hansen doing the breast stroke

The Games Are On!

Helen Hong

April 2nd, 2018

With the 2018 Commonwealth Games about to begin in Australia, our Kid Reporter gets tips from a top athlete.

 

The Museum of Failure Is a Success

Ben Jorgensen

March 30th, 2018

“Failure is essential for any kind of progress,” says the creator of a museum that showcases failed products.

Sunaya with her mother, Sayantani DasGupta

The Secret Is Out!

Sunaya DasGupta...

March 29th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter attends the launch of her mother’s new middle-grade fantasy novel, The Serpent’s Secret.

Gary Riekes, Founder of The Riekes Center, with Manat Kaur.

Helping Students Reach Their Potential

Manat Kaur

March 28th, 2018

The Riekes Center in Menlo Park, California, helps students of all ages develop life skills, participate in athletic competition, take art lessons, and build character.

Max interviewing New Orleans folk artist Dr. Bob

“Be Nice or Leave”

Maxwell Surprenant

March 28th, 2018

New Orleans folk artist Robert Shaffer, who is known as Dr. Bob, turns old signs, bottle caps, and other found objects into colorful art.

Sadie with Stanford's Katie Ledecky (left) and Simone Manuel (right), both Olympic gold medalists and NCAA champions.

Stanford Athletes Win NCAA Championship

Sadie Kiel

March 27th, 2018

For the second year in a row, the Stanford University women’s swimming and diving team claims the NCAA title.

Gabby Giffords with Amelia

Students Call for Tougher Gun Laws

Amelia Poor

March 26th, 2018

At the March for Our Lives in Washington, D.C., young people spoke out for stricter gun-control measures.

Ben at the screening of the final three episodes of Star Wars Rebels, taken at the Disney Studios in Burbank on March 2, 2018

The Rebels Triumph

Ben Jorgensen

March 22nd, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with the cast and crew of Star Wars Rebels as the animated show concludes its four-year run on television.

Mt. St. Helens

Mount St. Helens Rumbles

Hana Meher Sadik

March 21st, 2018

Recent rumblings near Mount St. Helens, a volcanic mountain in Skamania County, Washington, raised questions about preparedness for a major earthquake.

The President joins locals during a cultural dance performance at Dillingham Middle School in Dillingham, Alaska.

Obama: An Intimate Portrait

Maxwell Surprenant

March 20th, 2018

In his new book, former White House photographer Pete Souza captures Barack Obama’s presidency in a series of iconic images.

Stone at a school walkout in Acton, Massachusetts

A Snow-Delayed School Walkout

Stone Shen

March 16th, 2018

Students at Acton-Boxbrough High School in Massachusetts participate in a walkout protesting gun violence around the country.

Max and Rosemary Wells holding Max and Ruby books at the Wellesley Free Library in Massachusetts

Rosemary Wells: Bunnies and Books

Maxwell Surprenant

March 16th, 2018

Writer and illustrator Rosemary Wells, who is best-known for her Max & Ruby book series, offers advise to aspiring artists at a talk in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

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