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

Free Art in Exchange for Smiles

Maxwell Surprenant

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

Maxwell Surprenant

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

Maxwell Surprenant

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

Maxwell Surprenant

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

Maxwell Surprenant

March 17th, 2017

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

Writing Is a Superpower

Maxwell Surprenant

March 10th, 2017

Author Lisa Yee takes flight with a new book series for DC Comics.

The Unintentional Adventures of the Bland Sisters

Maxwell Surprenant

March 6th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with the author and illustrator of The Jolly Regina.

Maxwell interviews young reporter Shayna Rose in Boston.

Extra! Extra!

Maxwell Surprenant

March 1st, 2017

What is it like to start your own newspaper when you’re only in the second grade?

Max with Justin Chang, KPCC and LA Times film critic at the Theater at the Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles

An Oscar Preview

Maxwell Surprenant

February 23rd, 2017

Film critics in Los Angeles discuss the movies that have been nominated for Academy Awards this year.

Max reporting from the Boston Symphony Hall before the Budapest Festival Orchestra concert

Sharing the Joy of Music

Maxwell Surprenant

February 13th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with the leader of the Budapest Festival Orchestra at a concert in Boston.

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