KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

A Ghost Story for Halloween

Teresa Fang

October 31st, 2019

Our Kid Reporter talks spooky tales with Victoria Schwab, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of City of Ghosts and Tunnel of Bones

A Look at Puppetry in the Czech Republic

Rade Meech-Tatic

October 30th, 2019

One of the country’s most famous puppet makers talks about the magic of marionettes. 

The Lady of Leaskdale

Nikita A. Mohile

October 28th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter visits the former home of beloved Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery. 

Frozen Fun in Thailand

Gemmy Somboontham

October 23rd, 2019

An ice carving show in the mountainous city of Chiang Mai blends the cultures of China and Thailand. 

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

Siroos Pasdar

October 22nd, 2019

Our Kid Reporter sits down with the head of UNICEF USA to learn how the aid organization helps children around the world. 

Fashion for Everyone

Marigold Grace Mioc

October 18th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter finds a more inclusive environment at Paris Fashion Week. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

Visiting a Renaissance Festival

Rade Meech-Tatic

August 1st, 2019

Jousting knights, fencing, and crossbow shooting? Our Kid Reporter in the Czech Republic travels back in time. 

Making Museums Accessible to Kids

Emma Garcia

July 30th, 2019

For young people in the Mexican state of Puebla, museums are like backyard treasures.  

The Tragedy of a Sea Turtle

John Woo

July 25th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter in South Korea learns how discarded plastic can harm marine life. 

TEDx for Kids

Hana Meher Sadik

July 24th, 2019

A TEDxYouth event in India encourages young people to share their ideas for making the world a better place. 

The (Comic) Art of Storytelling

Nikita A. Mohile

July 23rd, 2019

Our Kid Reporter talks with Scholastic author and illustrator Raina Telgemeier about her award-winning career. 

The Art of Batik

Zhang En Ng

July 22nd, 2019

Our Kid Reporter in Malaysia learns more about a colorful textile art that originated centuries ago.

Cards, Comedy, and a Dash of Magic

Helen Hong

July 18th, 2019

Young magicians in Australia talk about their new show, “Now You See Us.”

At the Front Desk

Teresa Fang

June 26th, 2019

Chinese-American author Kelly Yang talks about Front Desk, her award-winning debut novel about a spunky immigrant girl growing up in California. 

Let Her Fly

Suzanne McCabe

June 19th, 2019

Ziauddin Yousafzai, Malala’s father, talks with our Kid Reporters about gender equality and what it’s like to raise a Nobel Prize-winning daughter.  

Visiting the Temples of Angkor Wat

Rade Meech-Tatic

June 19th, 2019

Visitors to Angkor Wat in Cambodia have the experience of a lifetime. But do the temples pay the price?

The Power of Kids

Alula Alderson

June 19th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter talks with her fellow journalists about their experiences reporting “news for kids, by kids.”

Ancient Treasures of Peru

Konrad Paul Schwarz

May 21st, 2019

Our Kid Reporter learns about pre-Columbian artifacts at the Museo Larco in Lima. 

A Quick Way to Pay

Zoe Jen Chao

May 20th, 2019

Is an app that allows people to make purchases without cash too much of a good thing? Our Kid Reporter in China finds out.

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