Sunaya DasGupta Mueller

Sunaya DasGupta Mueller lives in New York and was born in 2004.

  • Sunaya’s favorite books are Cinder by Marissa Meyer, Good Enough by Paula Yoo, and I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai.
  • Sunaya’s favorite music is the Hamilton soundtrack.
  • She is fluent in German and Bengali.

“I want to tell stories for multicultural kids like me about immigration, social justice, and diversity.” 

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Sunaya With Maya Lin (Photo Courtesy of Author)

Maya​ ​Lin:​ ​An Artist​ for​ ​the​ ​Environment

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November 14th, 2017

The renowned artist and architect’s “What Is Missing?” project explores the mass extinction of species.

One of the 13,000+ physical samples housed in the Lamont Deep Sea Sample Repository at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Photo by Kkostel

Learning More About the Climate

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October 31st, 2017

An open house at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory helps kids understand more about the planet and our changing climate.

Mallika Chopra and Sunaya at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City

Just Breathe: Mindfulness for Kids

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July 5th, 2017

Wellness author Mallika Chopra has written a book to help young people cope with the stress and anxiety in their lives.

Sunaya with Kate Hamill

Weird—and Wonderful—Women Characters

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April 21st, 2017

Our Kid Reporter attends the New York City preview of Vanity Fair and interviews playwright and actress Kate Hamill.

Sunaya with the Queen Lear Cast

Performing Shakespeare, Post-Apocalyptic Style

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March 24th, 2017

Students talk about their love of acting and their unique interpretation of one of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedies. 

Sunaya with author Malinda Lo

Girl Power! YA Authors Talk Feminism

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March 22nd, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with YA authors at the NYC Teen Authors Festival.

Sunaya with classical guitarist Sharon Isbin after her concert in Englewood, New Jersey, photo by Marla Burrough

A Classical Guitarist Takes a Stand

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March 3rd, 2017

Grammy-winning musician Sharon Isbin advocates defending art and music education for all kids.

Kid reporter packing food with Samantha Koppelman and Soyoung Lee

Giving Back on MLK Day

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January 17th, 2017

On a day honoring the great civil rights leader, our Kid Reporter volunteers at a food-packing event in New Jersey.
Sunaya at the Poush Mela fair

Visiting a Folk Fair in India

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January 10th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter tours “Poush Mela,” a popular winter festival in West Bengal.