KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

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. 

Protecting Sharks and Other Marine Life

Andrew Raymundo

September 11th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter visits Oceana to learn more about environmental advocacy.

 

A Flower That Stinks

Annika Petras

September 10th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter sniffs a smelly attraction at Orange Coast College in California. 

Batter Up in Louisville

Leo Sebastian Tobbe

August 22nd, 2019

Our Kid Reporter gets batting tips at the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory. 

Top Youth Volunteers Visit the Capital

Ryan Stoltz

August 15th, 2019

Winners of the 2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, including our Kid Reporter, were recently recognized in Washington, D.C., for their volunteer work

Over the Rainbow

Teresa Fang

August 13th, 2019

At North Carolina’s Land of Oz Theme Park, visitors can stroll along the yellow brick road just like Dorothy and her dog, Toto.

Go Climb (and Plant) a Tree

Leo Sebastian Tobbe

August 13th, 2019

Even if you live in an urban area, trees provide tremendous benefits. Find out how one Midwestern city is trying to expand its tree canopy. 

Girls Compete in National Chess Tournament

Maya Mukherji

August 13th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter recently traveled to Chicago for the All-Girls Nationals, an annual competition that encourages female students to take up the game. 

A New Addition at London Zoo

Alula Alderson

August 12th, 2019

An exhibit at the world’s oldest zoo puts young animal lovers at the center of the action. 

Aquatic Championships Held in Korea

John Woo

August 12th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter covers the 2019 FINA World Championships in swimming, diving, and other aquatic sports. 

Life at Teen Vogue

Maya Mukherji

August 8th, 2019

An editor talks about her journey in the publishing world and why representation of women of color is so important to young readers. 

A Visit to Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater

Nolan Pastore

August 7th, 2019

The architect's most famous house, which is located in Pennsylvania, demonstrates the harmony between design and nature. 

Protests Continue in Hong Kong

Benjamin Who

August 5th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter talks with a protester about the unrest that has roiled this autonomous region in southeastern China. 

Speaker Pelosi Holds the Gavel

Ryan Stoltz

August 2nd, 2019

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants young people to recognize the power they have and use it. 

A Life-Changing Day at the Beach

Ella Porter

August 1st, 2019

A nonprofit organization called Ride a Wave helps children with disabilities have fun in the ocean. 

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