Esther Appelstein

Esther Appelstein lives in Missouri and was born in 2004.

  • Esther plays the violin and is a member of the St. Louis Children's Choir.
  • Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling is her favorite book series.
  • Esther wants to become a famous author.

“I pledge my time and my loyalty to becoming the best reporter I can be!”

Esther Appelstein

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Taylor at the Mauhaus Cat Cafe

Cafes Give Cats a Second Chance

Esther Appelstein

July 18th, 2017

A “cat cafe” in St. Louis, Missouri, is helping cats find homes.

Charlotte age 11

One Smart Cookie

Esther Appelstein

July 13th, 2017

What is the secret to Girl Scout Charlotte McCourt’s record-breaking cookie sales? “Be honest,” she says.

An example of cursive handwriting

Is Cursive Making a Comeback?

Esther Appelstein

April 19th, 2017

More states are pushing schools to teach cursive writing to kids. Will the trend continue?

Honoring a Rock and Roll Pioneer

Esther Appelstein

March 22nd, 2017

Fans of Chuck Berry grieve the loss of a musical genius.

Esther outside of the International Institute, St. Louis, Missouri

Welcoming New Americans

Esther Appelstein

January 24th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with two organizations in St. Louis that are assisting immigrants and refugees.
Esther outside of Washington University

Presidential Showdown in St. Louis

Esther Appelstein

October 11th, 2016

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump argue over the issues in their second debate.

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Harry Potter Returns

Esther Appelstein

August 1st, 2016

When the latest Harry Potter book went on sale over the weekend, our Kid Reporter in Missouri covered the celebrations.

Girls Rock!

Esther Appelstein

July 28th, 2016

A unique summer camp seeks to empower girls through music.

Inside Hamilton — Video

Esther Appelstein

June 9th, 2016

Our Kid Reporter talks to the creator of the hit Broadway musical.
Daveed Diggs (front left), Lin-Manuel Miranda (front right), and other cast members perform in Miranda’s Hamilton: An American Musical at the Richard Rodgers Theater in New York City.

Inside Hamilton

Esther Appelstein

June 9th, 2016

Our Kid Reporter goes backstage at the hit Broadway musical.

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