KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Putting Peace First

Maxwell Surprenant

November 8th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with an activist who is inspiring young people to make a positive difference in the world.

Annika with Emily Vu, a member of the FNL Club

Kids Take Action Against Distracted Driving

Annika Petras

November 6th, 2018

Each year, students in California document the number of distracted drivers in front of their schools.

Walking for a Cure

Aanya Kabra

November 5th, 2018

In Memphis, Tennessee, hundreds of people show their support for efforts to find a cure for Type 1 diabetes.

Sidonie Gillette with Jennifer Wexton

A Close Race in Virginia

Sidonie Gillette

November 5th, 2018

A Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives talks about issues that matter to kids.

The Truth About Sharks

Konrad Paul Schwarz

November 2nd, 2018

Marine scientists at Bimini, a research organization in the Bahamas, study these often misunderstood fish.

A Senate Page Shares Her Experiences

Lilian Jochmann

November 2nd, 2018

What is it like to watch history unfold? Teenager Layne Donovan found out when she worked on the floor of the United States Senate.

The Last Straw?

Jaxon Jones

November 1st, 2018

Growing awareness about environmental pollution is leading to efforts to ban plastic straws and other single-use products.

Celebrating the Day of the Dead

Emma Garcia

October 31st, 2018

Our Kid Reporter in Mexico describes a favorite tradition that is filled with flowers, candles, and remembrance.

 

Leo Tobbe at the polls

Voting Is for Winners

Leo Sebastian Tobbe

October 31st, 2018

As the midterm elections approach, political candidates are trying to increase voter turnout among young people.

Laughing With James Corden

Ryan Stoltz

October 31st, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with the host of CBS’s Late Late Show.

Cancer Researcher Wins a Nobel Prize

Benjamin Who

October 30th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with immunologist James P. Allison, who jointly received the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for his research on promising cancer treatments.

Trump Rallies Voters in Texas

Benjamin Who

October 26th, 2018

President Trump campaigns for Texas Senator Ted Cruz, who is in a tight race for re-election.

A Conversation With Dav Pilkey

Annika Petras

October 25th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with the creator of the best-selling Dog Man and Captain Underpants book series.

A Rising Star Shares His Love of Acting

Jaxon Jones

October 24th, 2018

Zachary S. Williams talks about his new role in I Am Frankie and how he got his start in acting.

All Creatures Great and Small

Ava Park-Matt

October 24th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter attends the Blessing of the Animals at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New York City.

The History of Halloween

Alula Alderson

October 23rd, 2018

Our Kid Reporter looks at the Celtic origins of a popular holiday.

Harry Potter: A History of Magic

Marley I. Alburez

October 22nd, 2018

An exhibition about the myth and magic behind the beloved book series comes to the New-York Historical Society.

Preparing for Wildfires: Ready, Set, Go!

Ella Porter

October 19th, 2018

With wildfires growing in frequency and intensity, our Kid Reporter in California gets tips on how to stay safe.

The Flying Tigers

Teresa Fang

October 18th, 2018

During World War II, a U.S. fighter pilot team helped defend China from Japanese attacks. Now, 70 years later, a veteran is honored for his bravery.

The Penny House Dream

Nikita A. Mohile

October 16th, 2018

Thanks to the efforts of a hard-working teenager, a family in Canada will soon have a new home.

Helping Children Fight Cancer

Benjamin Who

October 16th, 2018

MD Anderson Cancer Center in Texas uses art and technology to help children heal.

Eric Litwin Makes Reading Fun

Nolan Pastore

October 15th, 2018

The best-selling author says that reading is more joyful for young children when it’s blended with music.

 

The Store of Requirement

Helen Hong

October 15th, 2018

A new shop in Melbourne, Australia, invites visitors into the magical world of Harry Potter.

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—and help Democrats regain control of the U.S. Senate.

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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