Hounds in Town

Amelia Poor

February 15th, 2018

Dogs take center stage at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City.

Owen with Helen Phares, captain of a Mardi Gras krewe and coordinator of the Children’s Parade in Bossier City

A Mardi Gras Celebration

Owen P. W. Osborne

February 14th, 2018

A children’s parade in Louisiana helps young people celebrate a joyous tradition together.

Manat with science-fiction writer Andy Weir at the Sunnyvale Public Library in California

A Conversation With Andy Weir

Manat Kaur

February 14th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with the author of The Martian and Artemis about his career as a science-fiction writer.

Sadie interviews Jimmy Wayne in Nashville, Tennessee.

A Star Who Shines for Others

Sadie Kiel

February 14th, 2018

Country music star Jimmy Wayne and his dog, Ruby, are working together to raise awareness about foster kids. 

A Museum Like No Other

Lilian Jochmann

February 13th, 2018

The City Museum in St. Louis, Missouri, is often called an “urban playground.” Our Kid Reporter finds out why.

A Super Bowl to Remember

Ryan Stoltz

February 9th, 2018

On February 4, the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII. Before the game, our Kid Reporter talked with the players and coaches.

Left to right: Jacqueline Woodson, Debbie Ridpath Ohi, Judy Blume, Rachel Vail, and Soman Chainani celebrate Blume’s life at Symphony Space in New York City.

“Judy Blumesday”

Josh Stiefel

February 9th, 2018

Fans gather at Symphony Space in New York City to celebrate the 80th birthday of beloved author Judy Blume.

Astounding Kids and Their Inventions

Annika Petras

February 7th, 2018

Students in California solve problems creatively in the Astounding Inventions Contest.

Truman interviewing Dan Rather

Talking With Dan Rather

Truman J. Hamade

February 7th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter asks the former news anchor about his life in journalism and his take on modern patriotism.

Nolan visits the Polar Frontier area of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.  In the background is Aurora, one of five polar bears at the zoo.  Aurora gave birth to twin cubs (Neva and Nuniq) at the zoo in November, 2016. The Columbus Zoo is the only zoo in North America to have polar bear cubs born in 2016.

On Thin Ice

Nolan Pastore

February 7th, 2018

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio is helping to save polar bears from extinction.

Alula with Black Panther costume designer Ruth E. Carter at the recent press event for the movie in Los Angeles

Black Panther Wows Critics

Alula Alderson

February 6th, 2018

The highly-anticipated movie from Marvel Studios, which features the first-ever black superhero, is getting rave reviews.

 

A Celebration of Harry Potter

Maxwell Surprenant

February 2nd, 2018

Fans gather in Orlando, Florida, to celebrate the world’s most famous wizard.

A New Look for a Young Wizard

Maxwell Surprenant

February 2nd, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with artist Brian Selznick, who is designing new cover art for the Harry Potter book series.

The End of Star Wars Rebels

Manat Kaur

February 1st, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with the cast of Star Wars Rebels as the TV series draws to a close.

Nolan with Kim Kenney, Assistant Director & Curator.  In the McKinley Gallery guests view a large display of the home furnishings of the twenty-fifth president, along with a talking animatronic of McKinley and his wife Ida.

Celebrating McKinley Day

Nolan Pastore

January 29th, 2018

Every January, people in Canton, Ohio, gather to mark the birthday of William McKinley, the 25th President of the United States.

Students in an art class

Supporting the Arts in Schools

Silia Kate Dimasi

January 29th, 2018

Julie Glazer, superintendent of the public schools in Nutley, New Jersey, believes that arts education helps students flourish later in life. 

Ryan holding an alligator

A Visit to the Everglades

Ryan Stoltz

January 24th, 2018

How did the American alligator become a conservation success story? Our Kid Reporter talks with experts at Everglades Holiday Park in Florida.

Lauren Tarshis with Robert

The American Revolution Through a Kid’s Eyes

Robert Gardner

January 23rd, 2018

What was it like to grow up during the American Revolution? Lauren Tarshis, author of the best-selling I Survived series, takes young readers on a virtual field trip.

Benedek with Lucy and Alisha

A Family Tours the World

Benedek Payne

January 23rd, 2018

A family in the United Kingdom set out in their truck to explore all seven continents.

Helen with lifeguards Darren Toomey and Melissa Thurlow

Summer Lifesavers

Helen Hong

January 23rd, 2018

Our Kid Reporter in Australia talks with lifeguards about staying safe at the beach.

Alex talks with Traci Wickham, who survived the shootings at a music festival in Las Vegas last October.

A Survivor’s Story

Alexander Wong

January 17th, 2018

A survivor of the mass shooting in Las Vegas last fall is giving back to her community. 

Manat with Mohammed Kitabi, guest ambassador at the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building.

On Top of the World

Manat Kaur

January 16th, 2018

While visiting the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, our Kid Reporter toured the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. 

Nolan at WOIO Channel 19 in Cleveland, Ohio

On the Air

Nolan Pastore

January 10th, 2018

What is it like to be a news anchor? Our Kid Reporter visits a television station in Cleveland, Ohio, to find out.

Lilian and Alice Tapper

Raise Your Hand for Girls

Lillian Martosko

January 10th, 2018

A 10-year-old activist in Washington, D.C., encourages girls to speak up in their quest for equality.

Sarah with Jane Golden, Director of the Mural Arts Program in Philadelphia, PA.

The Colorful Side of Philadelphia

Sarah Awadalla

January 10th, 2018

The city of Philadelphia is filled with colorful murals that offer inspiration and bring people together.

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