KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

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?

A Warm Welcome for Baby Snow Leopards

Ben Jorgensen

October 24th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter meets twin cubs at the Los Angeles Zoo in California.

Our Story Begins

Maxwell Surprenant

October 24th, 2017

A new book spotlights the work of children’s book authors when they were kids.

Wonderstruck Hits the Big Screen

Adedayo Perkovich

October 19th, 2017

The new movie based on Brian Selznick’s novel finds magic in storytelling.

Lessons at Sea

Lilian Jochmann

October 10th, 2017

The replica of a 19th-century cargo schooner in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, serves as a “floating classroom.” 

Sleeping With the Wolves

Ava Park-Matt

October 4th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter and her family spend the night at the Wolf Conservation Center in South Salem, New York.

On the Set of Young Sheldon

Alula Alderson

September 25th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter visits the set of a new TV show about a 9-year-old genius who has trouble fitting in.

A State Fair Showcases New Foods

Ryan Stoltz

September 13th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter samples a Bacon Fluffernutter and other exotic foods at the Minnesota State Fair.

Science in the Summer

Ryan Stoltz

August 11th, 2017

For tens of thousands of kids around the country, even when school is out, science is in.

Soaring With Tony Hawk

Ben Jorgensen

August 11th, 2017

For the skateboarder and video game entrepreneur, the sky is the limit.

A Visit to Graceland

Ryan Stoltz

August 4th, 2017

A new exhibit showcases the life and legacy of rock legend Elvis Presley.

Playing for a Good Cause

Ben Jorgensen

August 3rd, 2017

The Tracy Austin Doubles Tennis Tournament in Palos Verdes, California, raises money to preserve the area’s natural beauty.

The Starkey Hearing Foundation Holds Its Annual Gala

Ryan Stoltz

August 1st, 2017

The Starkey Hearing Foundation aims to improve hearing for people around the globe.

Seeing Yourself in Picture Books

Maxwell Surprenant

July 27th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with children’s book author and illustrator Vanessa Brantley-Newton.

Descendants 2 Premieres

Jeremy Hsiao

July 21st, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with the cast and crew of Disney’s Descendants 2.

A Conversation With Author Tammi Sauer

Maxwell Surprenant

July 19th, 2017

The author talks about the inspiration behind her stories.

Running in the Mud for a Good Cause

Ava Park-Matt

July 6th, 2017

MuckFest MS is a fun obstacle course with a serious mission.

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