Maxwell Surprenant

Maxwell Surprenant is from Massachusetts and was born in 2003.

  • Maxwell enjoys drawing, singing, and playing baseball. 
  • His favorite book is Start with Why by Simon Sinek. 
  • Maxwell serves as the Co-Founder and Creative Director of Catching Joy, Inc. 

“With words, I have the power to make a difference.”

Maxwell Surprenant

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The Girl Who Loved Colors

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May 20th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with author and illustrator Julia Denos.

Max with Katie Smith Milway and Kwabeno "Kojo" Darko at Wellesley Books in Wellesley, Massachusetts

One Hen Can Make a Difference

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May 12th, 2017

A book series encourages young readers to be better global citizens.

Dragon Watch Is Out

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May 8th, 2017

Children’s book author Brandon Mull harnesses a big imagination in his work.

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Kristin Chenoweth performs American classics in her latest CD, The Art of Elegance.

The Art of Elegance

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May 4th, 2017

Musical theater star Kristin Chenoweth tells our Kid Reporter about her life onstage.

Max with French screenwriter, director, and producer Luc Besson in Hollywood, California

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

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April 24th, 2017

Science fiction movie fans are getting ready for an out-of-this-world adventure this summer.

Max with artist Bren Bataclan in his South End studio in Boston, Massachusetts

Free Art in Exchange for Smiles

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April 24th, 2017

How Boston artist Bren Bataclan is making the world a brighter, kinder place

Max and Chelsea Clinton holding "It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired, & Get Going" at R.J. Julia Booksellers in Madison, CT

It’s Your World: A Conversation With Chelsea Clinton

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April 16th, 2017

The former “First Daughter” talks about some of the ways that kids can make a positive difference in the world.

Maxwell with William Crow and Virginia McEnerney

Students Shine at an Art Exhibit in New York City

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March 28th, 2017

Regional winners of this year’s Scholastic Art & Writing Awards program are honored at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. 

Susan Verde and Max strike a yoga pose

Author Susan Verde Teaches Yoga

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March 21st, 2017

A children’s book author uses yoga to help young people combat stress.

Maxwell with author Kate DiCamillo at An Unlikely Story in Plainville, Massachusetts

Kate DiCamillo Loves Storytelling

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March 17th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with the award-winning author about her life and work.

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