KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Lights, Camera, Sing!

Adedayo Perkovich

May 16th, 2017

What does it take to put on a great performance in New York City? Our Kid Reporter knows.

Lilian with information card for each turtles nest

Saving Sea Turtles in Brazil

Lilian Jochmann

May 12th, 2017

Meet a man who walks several miles a day on the beaches of Brazil to save sea turtles.

Max with Katie Smith Milway and Kwabeno "Kojo" Darko at Wellesley Books in Wellesley, Massachusetts

One Hen Can Make a Difference

Maxwell Surprenant

May 12th, 2017

A book series encourages young readers to be better global citizens.

A Kid Reporter’s Life

Suzanne McCabe

May 11th, 2017

Our reporters talk with musicians, actors, activists—and a First Lady.

Stone interviews Acton resident Allen Nitschelm.

A Heated Sanctuary City Debate

Stone Shen

May 10th, 2017

President Trump’s crackdown on undocumented workers has led cities to protect these workers and their families. Not everyone agrees with the decision.

Victoria with Republican candidate for the House of Representatives Karen Handel

A Monumental Race for the House

Victoria Feng

May 10th, 2017

Only two candidates are left in a bid for a House seat in Georgia. Who will win?

U.S. Ambassador to Benin Lucy Tamlyn, Kid Reporter Caleb Biney and Fox News commentator Dana Perino in Benin, West Africa

A Visit With the U.S. Ambassador to Benin

Caleb Biney

May 10th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with Lucy Tamlyn, the U.S. Ambassador to Benin, about her role as a top diplomat in West Africa.

Bridget speaks with Joslyn Dobson, co-founder of CapCityKids.

Helping All Students Succeed

Bridget Li

May 9th, 2017

CapCityKids, a nonprofit organization in Austin, Texas, offers resources to students who are coping with trauma and other stressful situations.

Ben interviews James Livermore, 12, from Emsworth, England

What Is the Deal With Brexit?

Martin Lloyd

May 9th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter explains how the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union will affect life for the British people.

Dragon Watch Is Out

Maxwell Surprenant

May 8th, 2017

Children’s book author Brandon Mull harnesses a big imagination in his work.

Marching for Science

Ava Park-Matt

May 7th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter covers a March for Science in New York City.

President Donald Trump with Lillian (to his right) and other kids in the Rose Garden of the White House.

Kids “Work” at the White House

Lillian Martosko

May 5th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter covers a Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day event hosted by President Trump. 

Yondu (Michael Rooker), with Jeremy

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Blasts Off

Jeremy Hsiao

May 5th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter previews the new film and talks with actor Michael Rooker about his role as Yondu.

“A Squash and a Squeeze”

Skylar Yarter

May 5th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with author Julia Donaldson about her award-winning career.

Kristin Chenoweth performs American classics in her latest CD, The Art of Elegance.

The Art of Elegance

Maxwell Surprenant

May 4th, 2017

Musical theater star Kristin Chenoweth tells our Kid Reporter about her life onstage.

Trump with kids

The First 100 Days

Courtney Pine

April 28th, 2017

What is it like behind the scenes at the White House? Our Kid Reporter talks with the First Lady and top staffers about an unusual presidency.

Where Champions Play

Ben Jorgensen

April 26th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with top tennis players at the BNP Paribas Open, an annual tournament in Indian Wells, California.

“The Greatest Show On Earth” Closes

Stone Shen

April 26th, 2017

More than a century after its first circus performance, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey is calling it quits.

Adedayo with Kathy Hochul, Lieutenant Governor of the State of New York and Chair of the New York State Women’s Suffrage Commission

Honoring Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote

Adedayo Perkovich

April 25th, 2017

Girl Scouts from across New York State gather to celebrate the unveiling of a patch honoring women’s suffrage.

The cover of The Lotterys Plus One

The Lotterys Plus One

Victoria Feng

April 25th, 2017

What happens when a large, unruly family takes in an elderly grandfather? A new novel explores the possibilities. 

Deng Jongkuch with Manat in Oakland, California.

A Refugee’s Story

Manat Kaur

April 25th, 2017

One of “the Lost Boys of Sudan” overcame hardship and is now giving back to impoverished villages around the world.

Max with French screenwriter, director, and producer Luc Besson in Hollywood, California

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Maxwell Surprenant

April 24th, 2017

Science fiction movie fans are getting ready for an out-of-this-world adventure this summer.

Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton headlined Tina Brown’s Women in the World Summit in New York City.

Hillary Clinton Speaks at Women’s Summit

Charlotte Fay

April 24th, 2017

The former presidential candidate headlines a New York City event addressing challenges women face worldwide.

 

Max with artist Bren Bataclan in his South End studio in Boston, Massachusetts

Free Art in Exchange for Smiles

Maxwell Surprenant

April 24th, 2017

How Boston artist Bren Bataclan is making the world a brighter, kinder place

Lillian at the DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.

“DanTDM” Takes the Stage

Lillian Martosko

April 24th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter sees the British YouTube sensation perform in Washington, D.C.

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