KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Erik with middle-grade authors Amy Ignatow and Isaiah Campbell

Writing for Kids

Erik Weibel

November 16th, 2016

Four authors talk about the joys and challenges of writing for middle-graders.

Genesis at the demonstration at Atlanta’s Fourth Ward Park

Trump’s Victory Sparks Several Protests

Genesis Hector

November 15th, 2016

After Republican Donald Trump's surprise win over Democrat Hillary Clinton, people in 10 cities took to the streets to express their concerns.

Max and children's author Matt de la Pena at Wellesley Books in Wellesley, Massachusetts

Last Stop On Market Street

Maxwell Surprenant

November 15th, 2016

Our Kid Reporter talks with children’s book author Matt de la Peña about gratitude and kindness.

Professor Dr. Brett Beck explains the psychology of elections to Erik.

After the Election

Erik Weibel

November 14th, 2016

After a divisive presidential election, our Kid Reporter asks voters how the country can come together.

PA District 109 State Representative David Millard tells Erik about the importance of PA in the presidential race.

Pennsylvania is “Key” in the Presidential Election

Erik Weibel

November 9th, 2016

On Election Day, voters in the swing state of Pennsylvania turned out in large numbers to cast their votes for the next president of the United States.

Why Mike Lupica Loves Writing About Sports

Maxwell Surprenant

November 8th, 2016

The famed sportswriter talks about reading, writing, sports, and his new book, Last Man Out.

Trump’s Final Push to the Finish Line — Video

Ryan Stoltz

November 7th, 2016

With just two days to go until the election, Republican Donald Trump campaigns in the traditionally blue state of Minnesota.

Ryan at Trump rally in the airport hangar in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Trump’s Final Push to the Finish Line

Ryan Stoltz

November 7th, 2016

Our Kid Reporter in Minnesota covers one of the final campaign rallies of the 2016 election season.

Bridget speaks with Joan Carr, a local poll worker

Early Voters in the Lone Star State

Bridget Li

November 7th, 2016

Our Kid Reporter visits a polling place in Austin, Texas, to speak with voters who cast their ballots early.

Lilian with cardboard cutouts of Clinton and Biden

Getting Out the Vote

Lilian Jochmann

November 6th, 2016

On Election Day, many eligible voters stay home. Our Kid Reporter learns about volunteers who are trying to change that.

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Doctor Strange

Jeremy Hsiao

November 3rd, 2016

The new movie from Marvel delves into mysticism.

Genesis talks with voter Dreeka Owens in Peachtree City, Georgia.

Are Georgia’s Voters Feeling Blue?

Genesis Hector

November 2nd, 2016

A state that usually votes Republican in presidential elections is unpredictable this year.

Are Georgia’s Voters Feeling Blue? — Video

Genesis Hector

November 2nd, 2016

Our Kid Reporter talks to early voters in her hometown about the election.

Erik talks with Elisa Jones who is visiting the U.S. from Wales.

The World is Watching

Erik Weibel

November 2nd, 2016

Our Kid Reporter asks people around the world what they think of the 2016 presidential race in the United States.

A Librarian for Us All — Video

Erik Weibel

November 1st, 2016

Our Kid Reporter talks with Carla Hayden, the new Librarian of Congress, at her office in Washington, D.C.

Max with children's illustrator Jannie Ho and children's author Anika Denise at The Blue Bunny Bookstore in Dedham, Massachusetts

Fun Halloween Books for Kids

Maxwell Surprenant

October 31st, 2016

Anika Denise and Jannie Ho share their stories for Halloween.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them — Video

Skylar Yarter

October 27th, 2016

Our Kid Reporter attends a global fan event for the highly-anticipated movie by J.K. Rowling.

Skylar in front of the Fantastic Beasts display

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Skylar Yarter

October 27th, 2016

Our Kid Reporter attends a global fan event for the highly-anticipated movie by J.K. Rowling.

Benjamin interviewing Rene Pedrosa of America Teve of Miami, FL

A “Fiery” Debate for Florida’s Senate Seat

Benjamin Schiller

October 27th, 2016

In the heat of a key Senate race, Marco Rubio and Patrick Murphy face off in a debate.

Ryan with Malala Yousafzai

The Price of Education

Ryan Stoltz

October 26th, 2016

Our Kid Reporter meets Malala Yousafzai, the youngest recipient ever of the Nobel Peace Prize

Benjamin interviewing George Bennett of the Palm Beach Post

Donald Trump Speaks to Farmers in South Florida

Benjamin Schiller

October 25th, 2016

The Republican candidate tells farmers in Boynton Beach that the system is “rigged” against him.

Adedayo at the Langston Hughes House

Preserving A Harlem Legacy

Adedayo Perkovich

October 24th, 2016

Our Kid Reporter visits the former home of poet Langston Hughes in New York City's Harlem.

First Lady Michelle Obama helps a boy dig up sweet potatoes in the White House garden.

CLASSROOM NEWSBREAK®

A White House Garden Harvest

A White House Garden Harvest

Gabriel Ferris

October 21st, 2016

Michelle Obama invites kids to her final garden harvest.

Gabe at a Trump rally in Bangor, Maine

Trump Campaigns in Maine

Gabriel Ferris

October 19th, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump visits a state that allocates its electoral votes in a unique way.

Max at South by South Lawn

SXSL: A Festival of Ideas, Art, and Action

Maxwell Surprenant

October 18th, 2016

President Obama invites creative thinkers to the White House to share their ideas.

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