KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Making People Laugh

Maxwell Surprenant

July 5th, 2017

If you want to be a successful writer and illustrator, Jim Benton says, you have to work hard.

Jennifer Holm Is “Sunny Side Up”

Maxwell Surprenant

June 30th, 2017

The acclaimed author talks about reading, writing, and swing flag.

Meet an Immigrant Artist Who Persists

Maxwell Surprenant

June 30th, 2017

For Salina Yoon, a combination of determination and daydreaming is the key to success.

Captain Underpants Hits the Big Screen

Maxwell Surprenant

June 27th, 2017

Author Dav Pilkey talks about the new movie based on his popular book series.

A Magic Carpet Ride

Stone Shen

June 27th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter witnesses the magic of Disney’s Aladdin.

If My Love Were a Fire Truck

Maxwell Surprenant

June 22nd, 2017

Author Luke Reynolds and illustrator Jeff Mack talk about their new picture book.

Row New York

Adedayo Perkovich

June 20th, 2017

A unique program helps young New Yorkers get and stay fit.

Breaking the Gridiron Glass Ceiling

Ryan Stoltz

June 19th, 2017

Meet the first woman ever to coach in the National Football League.

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

Ben Jorgensen

June 13th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter covers the long-anticipated movie.

Empowering Kids to Save Lives

Joseph Gorman

June 1st, 2017

Our Kid Reporter attends the UNICEF USA Kid Power event in Chicago.

Google Hosts Young Tech Enthusiasts

Manat Kaur

May 22nd, 2017

Students visit the Mountain View campus for hands-on lessons in technology.

The Girl Who Loved Colors

Maxwell Surprenant

May 20th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with author and illustrator Julia Denos.

A Kid Reporter’s Life

Suzanne McCabe

May 11th, 2017

Our reporters talk with musicians, actors, activists—and a First Lady.

Dragon Watch Is Out

Maxwell Surprenant

May 8th, 2017

Children’s book author Brandon Mull harnesses a big imagination in his work.

Marching for Science

Ava Park-Matt

May 7th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter covers a March for Science in New York City.

“A Squash and a Squeeze”

Skylar Yarter

May 5th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with author Julia Donaldson about her award-winning career.

Where Champions Play

Ben Jorgensen

April 26th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with top tennis players at the BNP Paribas Open, an annual tournament in Indian Wells, California.

“The Greatest Show On Earth” Closes

Stone Shen

April 26th, 2017

More than a century after its first circus performance, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey is calling it quits.

A Visit to Prince’s Paisley Park

Ryan Stoltz

April 21st, 2017

On the anniversary of the superstar's death, our Kid Reporter tours the musician’s studio.

Power Rangers for the 21st Century

Ben Jorgensen

April 19th, 2017

The new action film explores teenage friendships.

Writing Is a Superpower

Maxwell Surprenant

March 10th, 2017

Author Lisa Yee takes flight with a new book series for DC Comics.

Lil’ Kida Dazzles With His Dancing

Manat Kaur

March 8th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with the 14-year-old winner of So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation.

The Unintentional Adventures of the Bland Sisters

Maxwell Surprenant

March 6th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with the author and illustrator of The Jolly Regina.

From Tragedy to Triumph

Ryan Stoltz

March 6th, 2017

An accident left athlete Alana Nichols paralyzed. But that didn’t stop her from becoming a Paralympic gold medalist.

On the Set of Little Big Shots

Jeremy Hsiao

March 2nd, 2017

Our Kid Reporter meets the rising stars. 

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