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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Left to right: Scholastic Vice President Billy DiMichele, Whoopi Goldberg, Dave Grohl, and Stevie Van Zandt talk about the influence of the Beatles at a Scholastic event celebrating the British rock group's influence. Larry Kane shares his thoughts via satellite.

An Amazing Ride With the Beatles

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December 8th, 2016

Journalist Larry Kane explains how “the greatest band of all time” influenced American music and culture.
Max wows children's book author and illustrator Mo Willems at the Mother Brook Arts and Community Center in Dedham, Massachusetts.

The Art of Creating Children’s Books

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December 7th, 2016

Children's book author and illustrator Mo Willems knows how to make readers laugh.
Max with author and illustrator Brendan Wenzel

Sharing Stories With Children

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December 5th, 2016

Our Kid Reporter talks with authors and illustrators at the Tenth Annual Brooklyn Children's Book Fair.

Great Leaders

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November 22nd, 2016

Which historical figures does First Lady Michelle Obama admire the most? Our Kid Reporter finds out.
Max and children's author Matt de la Pena at Wellesley Books in Wellesley, Massachusetts

Last Stop On Market Street

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November 15th, 2016

Our Kid Reporter talks with children’s book author Matt de la Peña about gratitude and kindness.

Why Mike Lupica Loves Writing About Sports

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November 8th, 2016

The famed sportswriter talks about reading, writing, sports, and his new book, Last Man Out.
Max with children's illustrator Jannie Ho and children's author Anika Denise at The Blue Bunny Bookstore in Dedham, Massachusetts

Fun Halloween Books for Kids

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October 31st, 2016

Anika Denise and Jannie Ho share their stories for Halloween.
Max at South by South Lawn

SXSL: A Festival of Ideas, Art, and Action

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October 18th, 2016

President Obama invites creative thinkers to the White House to share their ideas.
Max with Shawn Levy, producer and director of the Netflix original series "Stranger Things"

The 2016 White House Student Film Festival

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October 11th, 2016

At this year's film festival, young filmmakers showcased big dreams.

The 2016 White House Student Film Festival — Video

Maxwell Surprenant

October 11th, 2016

At this year's film festival, young filmmakers showcased big dreams.

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