Erik Weibel

Erik Weibel is from Pennsylvania and was born in 2001.

  • Erik is a voracious reader who reviews YA books for other kids.
  • His favorite book series is Redwall by Brian Jacques.
  • He enjoys fishing and camping in his spare time.

"I am a certified bibliophile. The knowledge I gain being a Scholastic News Kid Reporter will prepare me for a future career in writing."

Erik Weibel

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Kid Reporter Erik Weibel with Carla Hayden, the new librarian of Congress, outside the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. The library was established by an act of Congress in 1800.

A Librarian for Us All

Erik Weibel

December 14th, 2016

The new librarian of Congress wants to get everyone reading.

What's Next?

Erik Weibel

November 22nd, 2016

What does the First Lady plan to do when President Obama leaves office?
Erik with middle-grade authors Amy Ignatow and Isaiah Campbell

Writing for Kids

Erik Weibel

November 16th, 2016

Four authors talk about the joys and challenges of writing for middle-graders.
Professor Dr. Brett Beck explains the psychology of elections to Erik.

After the Election

Erik Weibel

November 14th, 2016

After a divisive presidential election, our Kid Reporter asks voters how the country can come together.
PA District 109 State Representative David Millard tells Erik about the importance of PA in the presidential race.

Pennsylvania is “Key” in the Presidential Election

Erik Weibel

November 9th, 2016

On Election Day, voters in the swing state of Pennsylvania turned out in large numbers to cast their votes for the next president of the United States.
Erik talks with Elisa Jones who is visiting the U.S. from Wales.

The World is Watching

Erik Weibel

November 2nd, 2016

Our Kid Reporter asks people around the world what they think of the 2016 presidential race in the United States.

A Librarian for Us All — Video

Erik Weibel

November 1st, 2016

Our Kid Reporter talks with Carla Hayden, the new Librarian of Congress, at her office in Washington, D.C.

Thousands Greet Trump at a Campaign Stop in Pennsylvania — Video

Erik Weibel

October 13th, 2016

As Election Day nears, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump campaigns in the battleground state of Pennsylvania.
Former Presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders campaigns for Hillary Clinton in Scranton Pennsylvania.

Sanders Campaigns for Clinton

Erik Weibel

October 13th, 2016

In the Democratic primaries, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders lost to Hillary Clinton. Now he is campaigning for her.
Erik interviews Trump supporter Edward X. Young

Thousands Greet Trump at a Campaign Stop in Pennsylvania

Erik Weibel

October 13th, 2016

As Election Day nears, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump campaigns in the battleground state of Pennsylvania.

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