A Ride on Steel Vengeance

Nolan Pastore

May 16th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter takes a ride on a “hyper-hybrid” roller coaster that recently opened at Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky, Ohio.

“Rejoicing in Science”

Lilian Jochmann

April 17th, 2018

“Science is as close to magic as we have in this world,” says Anna Rothschild, a journalist at The Washington Post.

A Dramatic Setting For Shakespeare’s “Hamlet”

Ryan Stoltz

April 9th, 2018

A production of one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies unfolds room by room at a historic mansion in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Jacqueline Woodson and the Power of Stories

Adedayo Perkovich

April 4th, 2018

The National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature shares her thoughts about reading, writing, and hope with our Kid Reporter.

The Museum of Failure Is a Success

Ben Jorgensen

March 30th, 2018

“Failure is essential for any kind of progress,” says the creator of a museum that showcases failed products.

USA Curling Brings Home Olympic Gold

Brandon Peterson

March 15th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with Olympic gold medalists John Shuster and Tyler George about their surprise curling victory in South Korea.

A Wrinkle in Time

Annika Petras

March 8th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with the cast and director of A Wrinkle In Time, a new movie from Disney.

A “Forever” Home for Big Cats

Lilian Jochmann

March 7th, 2018

A sanctuary for big cats in Jacksonville, Florida, doesn’t buy, sell, or breed the animals in their care.

Hounds in Town

Amelia Poor

February 15th, 2018

Dogs take center stage at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City.

A Museum Like No Other

Lilian Jochmann

February 13th, 2018

The City Museum in St. Louis, Missouri, is often called an “urban playground.” Our Kid Reporter finds out why.

A Super Bowl to Remember

Ryan Stoltz

February 9th, 2018

On February 4, the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII. Before the game, our Kid Reporter talked with the players and coaches.

Astounding Kids and Their Inventions

Annika Petras

February 7th, 2018

Students in California solve problems creatively in the Astounding Inventions Contest.

A Celebration of Harry Potter

Maxwell Surprenant

February 2nd, 2018

Fans gather in Orlando, Florida, to celebrate the world’s most famous wizard.

A New Look for a Young Wizard

Maxwell Surprenant

February 2nd, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with artist Brian Selznick, who is designing new cover art for the Harry Potter book series.

The End of Star Wars Rebels

Manat Kaur

February 1st, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with the cast of Star Wars Rebels as the TV series draws to a close.

Well-Read Black Girls Come Together

Adedayo Perkovich

December 19th, 2017

A gathering in Brooklyn, New York, honors the literary power of black girls and women.

Scholastic CEO Is Honored

Amelia Poor

December 4th, 2017

The National Book Foundation presents a lifetime achievement award to Scholastic CEO Dick Robinson.

Trevor Noah Speaks Up

Ryan Stoltz

November 30th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with the award-winning host of The Daily Show.

World Children’s Day

Charlotte Fay

November 28th, 2017

An annual event calls attention to the plight of vulnerable children around the world.

A Visit to the Afterlife in Coco

Alula Alderson

November 22nd, 2017

Disney-Pixar’s new movie celebrates family and cultural ties.

Discovering Amistad

Ava Park-Matt

November 16th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter takes a journey into the past on a replica of the famous ship.

Seeking a New Generation of Inventors

Ben Jorgensen

November 13th, 2017

The Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab in San Diego helps students imagine themselves as inventors.

Turtles All the Way Down

Jeremy Hsiao

November 7th, 2017

Best-selling author John Green explains how his struggles with a brain disorder helped shape his latest novel.

A Special Flag Honors U.S. Veterans

Lilian Jochmann

November 3rd, 2017

An American flag that flies 400 feet above the ground honors United States veterans.

A Town Hall With the New York City Mayor

Amelia Poor

October 27th, 2017

Bill de Blasio is running for a second term as mayor of New York City. If he wins on November 7, will he have controversial statues and monuments removed?

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