KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Mallika Chopra and Sunaya at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City

Just Breathe: Mindfulness for Kids

Sunaya DasGupta...

July 5th, 2017

Wellness author Mallika Chopra has written a book to help young people cope with the stress and anxiety in their lives.

Jennifer Holm Is “Sunny Side Up”

Maxwell Surprenant

June 30th, 2017

The acclaimed author talks about reading, writing, and swing flag.

Meet an Immigrant Artist Who Persists

Maxwell Surprenant

June 30th, 2017

For Salina Yoon, a combination of determination and daydreaming is the key to success.

Alex talks with tournament director Dave Arnett about the middle school debate championship.

A Tournament of Champions

Alexander Wong

June 27th, 2017

Middle school debaters, including our Kid Reporter, compete for top prizes at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

Captain Underpants Hits the Big Screen

Maxwell Surprenant

June 27th, 2017

Author Dav Pilkey talks about the new movie based on his popular book series.

A Magic Carpet Ride

Stone Shen

June 27th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter witnesses the magic of Disney’s Aladdin.

Max with Kwame Alexander, Mary Rand Hess, and Randy Preston on board the Odyssey for the Solo book launch in Chicago, Illinois.

Kwame Alexander Launches Solo

Maxwell Surprenant

June 27th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with the award-winning author about his upcoming book.

Maddie Hostetter models an outfit at a fashion show in New York City benefiting the Runway of Dreams Foundation. The organization helps bring adaptive clothing to differently abled people.

Runway of Dreams

Ethan Zucker

June 27th, 2017

A fashion show spotlights clothing for differently abled children.

Scholastic Kids Reporter Jeremy Hsiao at "Cars 3" Press Conference at Anaheim Convention Center on June 10, 2017 in Anaheim, California. (Photo Credit : Andy Hsiao)

Cars 3

Jeremy Hsiao

June 23rd, 2017

Meet the cast and crew of Cars 3, the third animated movie in the popular Disney franchise

If My Love Were a Fire Truck

Maxwell Surprenant

June 22nd, 2017

Author Luke Reynolds and illustrator Jeff Mack talk about their new picture book.

Stone at Sail Boston 2017

Sail Boston

Stone Shen

June 21st, 2017

Thousands flock to Boston Harbor to see tall ships from around the world.

Kid Reporter Ben Jorgensen at the LA Food Bowl Night Market on May 13, 2017

Bowled Over by Food

Ben Jorgensen

June 21st, 2017

Food takes center stage in Los Angeles at a month-long event celebrating the city’s diverse cuisine.

Row New York

Adedayo Perkovich

June 20th, 2017

A unique program helps young New Yorkers get and stay fit.

Breaking the Gridiron Glass Ceiling

Ryan Stoltz

June 19th, 2017

Meet the first woman ever to coach in the National Football League.

Left to right: Meg Zucker, Ethan’s mother; student winners Anushka Nair and Lindsay Pierce; and Ethan. Meg Zucker is Founder and President of Don’t Hide It, Flaunt It, a nonprofit organization that works to advance understanding, tolerance, and mutual respect for people’s differences. The RBC “Flaunt It” Award was created with funding from RBC Foundation—USA.

Flaunt It!

Ethan Zucker

June 15th, 2017

Two teens win awards for their courageous art.  

Max with Rebecca Taichman, the director of Indecent, who won a Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play.

At the Tony Awards

Maxwell Surprenant

June 15th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter covers the annual ceremony, which celebrates the year’s best Broadway musicals and plays. 

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

Ben Jorgensen

June 13th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter covers the long-anticipated movie.

Captain Underpants in DreamWorks Animation’s Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie.

Captain Underpants to the Rescue!

Ben Jorgensen

June 13th, 2017

A movie about the beloved book series hits the big screen.

Martin interviewing Fr. Mike about his retirement

A Priest Makes a Difference in His Community

Martin Lloyd

June 6th, 2017

As Father Mike Sheffield prepares to retire from his parish in the United Kingdom, many people are expressing gratitude for his years of service.

Ananya Vinay, a sixth-grader from Fresno, California, hoists the Scripps National Spelling Bee trophy after her win. Vinay’s favorite word is spizzerinctum, which means "the will to succeed."

Queen Bee

Courtney Pine

June 6th, 2017

A 12-year-old California girl wins the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Victoria with Duke TIP’s Executive Director, Shawna Young

Duke Celebrates Students’ Success

Victoria Feng

June 5th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter and other gifted seventh graders across America are honored by Duke TIP, a program that celebrates outstanding achievement.

Manat Kaur with Sherry Huss, Co-Founder of Maker Faire.

Maker Faire Inspires Creativity

Manat Kaur

June 1st, 2017

This year’s event showcased everything from a 12-bike carousel to a pedal-powered ferris wheel.

Empowering Kids to Save Lives

Joseph Gorman

June 1st, 2017

Our Kid Reporter attends the UNICEF USA Kid Power event in Chicago.

Max and Josh Funk and bookseller at Brookline Booksmith in Brookline, Massachusetts

Bring in the Funk

Maxwell Surprenant

May 31st, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with children's book author Josh Funk about his rhyming books for kids.

Max and Ekua Holmes at The Blue Bunny Bookstore in Dedham, Massachusetts

Telling Stories Through Art

Maxwell Surprenant

May 24th, 2017

Ekua Holmes talks about her career as an award-winning children’s book illustrator. 

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