KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

The Ali Center Honors Michael J. Fox

Leo Sebastian Tobbe

December 13th, 2019

Michael J. Fox and other humanitarians were honored at the Center’s annual awards ceremony in Lexington, Kentucky.

Christmas at the Governor’s Mansion

Zhorie'l Tapo

December 13th, 2019

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and his wife, Donna, host a Christmas party for a good cause.

 

Love Letters From Everest

Nikita A. Mohile

December 13th, 2019

In a new documentary, a filmmaker tells the story of her grandparents through letters they exchanged in 1956. 

Can Hawaii’s Coral Reefs Be Saved?

Lucia Dong

December 12th, 2019

Rising ocean temperatures, pollution, and overfishing are among the causes of coral bleaching. 

The Magic of Cirque du Soleil

Bryce Jones

December 12th, 2019

Founded in 1984 in Canada, this “Circus of the Sun” is “not your regular circus,” says one young fan.

Selling Foods That Are “Imperfect”

Siroos Pasdar

December 9th, 2019

A company seeks to cut down on food waste by delivering imperfect—but delicious—produce to consumers at reduced prices. 

Visiting a Christmas Market in Vienna

Rade Meech-Tatic

December 9th, 2019

In the weeks leading up to Christmas, Vienna and other European cities host markets that draw visitors from around the world. 

Behind the Scenes at a Farmers Market

Zoe Adele Mirch...

December 3rd, 2019

Farmers markets are bringing a sense of belonging and well-being to communities around the United States.

Soaring Through the Redwoods

Ella Porter

December 2nd, 2019

A unique eco-adventure in the Santa Cruz Mountains of California lets visitors experience nature while suspended in air.

Dav Pilkey Visits Shanghai

Victoria Tang

December 2nd, 2019

Our Kid Reporter talks with the creator of Dog Man during his “Do Good” tour in Asia. 

Addressing the Global Water Crisis

Nikita A. Mohile

November 26th, 2019

Since 1981, the nonprofit organization WaterAid has provided clean water to more than 25 million people around the world.

A Taste of Peking Duck

Brian Kan King Lun

November 26th, 2019

Peking duck has been served in China for centuries. Our Kid Reporter visits Beijing to find out how the popular dish is made. 

Traveling Back in Time in Singapore

Lai Qi Xuan

November 26th, 2019

An immersive exhibition in Singapore, “The Bicenenntial Experience,” brings the rich history of this Southeast Asian island to life. 

Building Strength at a Ninja Playground

Luis Reyes

November 25th, 2019

In Cheyenne, Wyoming, a Ninja Playground helps kids improve agility and strength. 

Kids at Work

Bobby Liberatos

November 25th, 2019

The annual Kidpreneur Business Expo lets young people from around the United States showcase the companies they started. 

A New Telescope Is Set to Launch

Johnny Chen

November 22nd, 2019

Our Kid Reporter visits Northrop Grumman in Redondo Beach, California, to learn more about NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. 

Talking With Ohio’s Governor

Nolan Pastore

November 22nd, 2019

Our Kid Reporter talks with Republican Governor Mike DeWine and his wife, Frances DeWine, at the Statehouse in Columbus. 

Marching for the Climate in Canada

Marigold Grace Mioc

November 22nd, 2019

Thousands of people gathered in the city of Edmonton last month to call for more action to protect the climate. 

On Top of the Great Smoky Mountains

Teresa Fang

November 22nd, 2019

The mountain range along the border of Tennessee and North Carolina is famous for its spectacular views. 

Protecting Rare Birds in New Zealand

Hinekerangi Waaka

November 22nd, 2019

In North Canterbury, New Zealand, the Ashley-Rakahuri Rivercare Group is working to save birds threatened by environmental pollution.

NASCAR Drive for Diversity

Andrew Raymundo

November 20th, 2019

Each year, NASCAR sponsors a competition to give promising young drivers from different backgrounds a chance to compete on the profesional level. 

What Is a Balut?

Colin Adrien Co...

November 20th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter in the Philippines introduces readers to a local delicacy and explains how to eat it.

The Greatest Show—and Tell—on Earth

Leo Sebastian Tobbe

November 19th, 2019

Makers gather in Louisville, Kentucky, to celebrate innovation, creativity, and curiosity.

In the Mood for Judy Moody

Claire Olivia H...

November 18th, 2019

Author Megan McDonald and illustrator Peter Reynolds talk about the enduring power of the Judy Moody book series. 

The Genius of Leonardo da Vinci

Sophia Dal Magr...

November 15th, 2019

An exhibition at the Italian Embassy in Brasília showcases the work of one of the greatest artists in history.  

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