KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

A Controversial Telescope in Hawaii

Lucia Dong

October 30th, 2019

Many native Hawaiians are against building an observatory on a sacred mountain. 

A Look at Puppetry in the Czech Republic

Rade Meech-Tatic

October 30th, 2019

One of the country’s most famous puppet makers talks about the magic of marionettes. 

Biden Campaigns in North Carolina

Teresa Fang

October 30th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter covers a campaign rally for the Democratic presidential nominee. 

A Conversation With Alyssa Milano

Alula Alderson

October 29th, 2019

The actor and activist has written a new book for middle graders, Hope: Project Middle School

A STEM-tastic Day

Zhorie'l Tapo

October 29th, 2019

Students flock to the Superdome in New Orleans to learn about careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. 

The Lady of Leaskdale

Nikita A. Mohile

October 28th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter visits the former home of beloved Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery. 

Chapel Hill Hosts a Fall Festival

Tony J. Smith II

October 28th, 2019

In Chapel Hill, North Carolina, an annual “Festifall” celebrates painting, dancing, music, and other arts..

Rick Riordan Talks About “The Tyrant’s Tomb”

Munveer Singh

October 28th, 2019

The author addresses a sold-out crowd of young fans in Redwood City, California. 

He’s Got Game

Claire Olivia H...

October 25th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter talks with a product developer at GameWright, a family game company in Newton, Massachusetts.

Growing Up With Music

Teresa Fang

October 24th, 2019

Internationally acclaimed pianist Marc-André Hamelin shares stories about his life at the piano. 

Frozen Fun in Thailand

Gemmy Somboontham

October 23rd, 2019

An ice carving show in the mountainous city of Chiang Mai blends the cultures of China and Thailand. 

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

Siroos Pasdar

October 22nd, 2019

Our Kid Reporter sits down with the head of UNICEF USA to learn how the aid organization helps children around the world. 

Fashion for Everyone

Marigold Grace Mioc

October 18th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter finds a more inclusive environment at Paris Fashion Week. 

At the Democratic Debate

Nolan Pastore

October 16th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter covers the October 15 Democratic debate in his home state of Ohio. 

Kate DiCamillo Talks About Her New Book

Sidonie Gillette

October 14th, 2019

The two-time Newbery Medalist and best-selling author has a new novel, “Beverly, Right Here.” 

Riding Out the Storm

Bryce Jones

October 14th, 2019

On Georgia’s Cumberland Island, wild horses can survive just about anything, even a hurricane. 

Getting Spooked by The Addams Family

Annika Petras

October 11th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter talks with the co-directors and cast members of the new animated movie. 

Leaders Respond to Climate Strikes

Benjamin Who

October 2nd, 2019

Our Kid Reporter in Houston, Texas, talks with the city’s mayor about sustainability just a day after Tropical Storm Imelda batters the area.

Glass Beach

Ella Porter

October 2nd, 2019

Years of dumping garbage helped a beach near Fort Bragg, California, became renowned for its sea glass. 

Boston Hosts Fan Expo

Teresa Fang

October 2nd, 2019

A convention in Boston gave people of all ages a chance to share their love of comics, video games, movies, anime, and more. 

A Letter From the Editor: Kids Press Turns 20

Suzanne McCabe

September 25th, 2019

Kids Press marks 20 years of an award-winning program that delivers “news for kids, by kids.”

An Eagle Scout’s Mission

Ryan Stoltz

September 25th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter reflects on a memorable volunteer experience in Mexico. 

Kids Stage a Global Climate Strike

Andrew Raymundo

September 24th, 2019

In cities around the world, including Orlando, Florida, kids led the way in calling for measures to address climate change. 

The Creative Genius of Charles Addams

Marley I. Alburez

September 23rd, 2019

Our Kid Reporter visits Westfield, New Jersey, where the renowned New Yorker cartoonist and creator of “the Addams Family” grew up. 

Dogs That Save Lives

Alula Alderson

September 13th, 2019

Medical Detection Dogs, a charity in the United Kingdom, trains dogs to sniff out cancer and other diseases. 

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