KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

On the Campaign Trail With Beto O’Rourke

Truman J. Hamade

October 12th, 2018

A Senate candidate in Texas is trying to become the first Democrat to win a state-wide election since 1994.

A Conversation With Chelsea Clinton

Maxwell Surprenant

October 12th, 2018

The author talks about her new book, how kids can make a positive difference, and what it was like to grow up in the White House.

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Hockey Stars Hit the Ice for a Good Cause

Maxwell Surprenant

October 11th, 2018

In Boston, former college hockey rivals come together to raise money for ALS and other causes.

A Visit to the Original Post Office

Hana Meher Sadik

October 10th, 2018

The post office that Benjamin Franklin founded in the 1700s is still operating today.

 

Getting Goosebumps With R. L. Stine

Amelia Poor

October 9th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter sits down with the master of fear.

Clinton Urges Kids to “Start Now” to Make a Difference

Sidonie Gillette

October 5th, 2018

Chelsea Clinton talks about her new book, which encourages kids to make a positive difference in the world.

Kissing the Blarney Stone

Nolan Pastore

October 1st, 2018

Our Kid Reporter visits a medieval castle in Ireland to learn more about a centuries-old tradition.

Sunaya with Meg Lemke and Jenny Abramowitz, members of the Children’s and YA planning committee of the Brooklyn Book Festival

A Visit to the Brooklyn Book Festival

Sunaya DasGupta...

September 27th, 2018

A festival in Brooklyn, New York, brings authors and young readers together.

A Robot Serves Up Custom Burgers

Manat Kaur

September 26th, 2018

At a new restaurant in San Francisco, a sophisticated machine makes burgers to suit every taste.

The Maker Faire Comes to New York

Amelia Poor

September 25th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter covers “the largest celebration of invention, creativity, and curiosity” on the East Coast.

Making Music for Everyone

Truman J. Hamade

September 25th, 2018

Thanks to a dedicated teacher and a high-tech approach, blind and visually impaired students are learning how to play the guitar.

Is Playing Football Worth the Risk?

Nolan Pastore

September 25th, 2018

Participation in youth tackle football programs is on the decline. Is fear of head injuries to blame?

Turning Pages With Sonia Sotomayor

Maxwell Surprenant

September 24th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with the Supreme Court Justice about her life and her new books for children.

Yuyi Morales Shares Her Dreams

Maxwell Surprenant

September 24th, 2018

The Mexican-born author and illustrator talks about the gifts that immigrants bring and her hopes for young readers.

Hurricane Florence Wreaks Havoc

Teresa Fang

September 21st, 2018

Heavy rain, strong winds, and flooding contributed to a loss of life and extensive damage in North Carolina and beyond.

Women in Ancient Egypt

Ben Jorgensen

September 21st, 2018

An expert on Egyptian art and architecture sheds light on the role that female rulers played at the time of King Tut.

Reaching for Mars at SpaceX

Manat Kaur

September 19th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter sits down with Gwynne Shotwell, president and chief operating officer of the visionary space exploration company.

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Secrets Behind Great Picture Books

Maxwell Surprenant

September 14th, 2018

Authors and illustrators offer advice for aspiring artists at Books of Wonder in New York City.

Max with Anderson Cooper on the set of Anderson Cooper 360 in New York City

On Set With Anderson Cooper

Maxwell Surprenant

September 11th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks about news reporting with the host of CNN’s AC360.

Love Wins in Frozen

Maxwell Surprenant

September 10th, 2018

What melts snow and ice? In the hit musical on Broadway, it’s love.

A child learns about the tragedies of 9/11 at the memorial

Understanding the 9/11 Attacks

Nolan Pastore

September 10th, 2018

An online education program created by the National September 11 Memorial & Museum helps students across the United States learn about the terrorist attacks of 2001.

The Red Bandanna

Maxwell Surprenant

September 10th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with ESPN reporter Tom Rinaldi about a special 9/11 hero.

Let’s Go Racing!

Stone Shen

September 7th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter goes behind the scenes at a NASCAR race in Long Pond, Pennsylvania.

Presto and Zesto in Limboland

Maxwell Surprenant

September 4th, 2018

A new picture book by Arthur Yorinks and Maurice Sendak follows the adventures of two friends in a wacky world.

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Someday Is Now

Adedayo Perkovich

August 31st, 2018

A new picture book tells the story of an “unsung heroine” of the civil rights movement

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