KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

What Is Kare-Kare?

Colin Adrien Co...

September 14th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter in the Philippines introduces readers to a favorite local stew. 

Reflecting on the 9/11 Attacks

Siroos Pasdar

September 13th, 2021

On the 20th anniversary of the attacks, our Kid Reporter talks with an education expert at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum in New York City. 

Portraits of Power

Zhoriél Tapo

September 2nd, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with Tyler Gordon, a 15-year-old artist from California whose new book showcases the portraits he created of people who inspire him. 

Keeping Oceans Clean

Lincoln Miller

September 1st, 2021

The Ocean Heroes Bootcamp offers tools to young people who want to take action against ocean pollution. 

The Great Monarch Migrations

Teresa Fang

September 1st, 2021

Every fall, monarch butterflies head south to warmer climates. But their population has seen a dramatic decline in recent years. 

A New Wave of COVID-19 Hits South Korea

John Woo

September 1st, 2021

A fourth wave of the contagious disease has escalated fear in this East Asian country of 51 million people. 

The Life of an FBI Agent

Kai Koblentz

August 26th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with the FBI’s Edward You about his career fighting bioweapons. 

Ice Cream Entrepreneur Shares Sweet Story of Success

Zain Abbas

August 26th, 2021

After taking a big risk, the Mitchell brothers of Cleveland, Ohio, are happy owners of several ice cream shops that bear their name. 

Kids Learn About Ocean Safety

Ella Porter

August 23rd, 2021

In California, junior lifeguard programs help kids learn about water safety, first aid, and sportsmanship while having fun. 

California Governor Faces Recall Election

Munveer Singh

August 23rd, 2021

Dissatisfaction among the state’s voters may lead to a big change in the state’s top leadership. 

Heading Back to School in Louisiana

Zhoriél Tapo

August 18th, 2021

With fewer than 40% of the state’s residents vaccinated, students return to their classroom uneasily. 

A Passion for Performing

Teresa Fang

August 3rd, 2021

Camilla Feeley, a Team USA rhythmic gymnast from North Carolina, hopes to make her country proud at the Olympic Games. 

The Olympics Are Underway in Tokyo

Nanaka Takahashi

July 29th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with spectators—and protesters—about the Summer Olympic Games. 

Commemorating an Olympic Anniversary

Cami Cortes

July 27th, 2021

A new exhibition in Atlanta, Georgia, commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Centennial Olympic Games, which the city hosted in 1996. 

Bringing Help to Nepal

Brian Kan King Lun

July 26th, 2021

This year, residents of Hong Kong have aided their neighbors in Nepal who are struggling with the coronavirus pandemic. 

Variants Prolong the Coronavirus Pandemic

Munveer Singh

July 26th, 2021

For people in the United States who refuse to be vaccinated against COVID-19, the threat of infection remains high. 

Top Skateboarders “Drop In” at the Olympics

Quade Kelley

July 22nd, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with two of the athletes who will be competing in Tokyo. 

Youth Baseball Makes a Comeback

Quade Kelley

July 8th, 2021

With the lifting of coronavirus restrictions, kids are back out on the baseball field. 

Hopes for Reconciliation

Nikita A. Mohile

July 2nd, 2021

A First Nations leader in Canada talks about the inhumane treatment of Indigenous children and the path towards racial justice.

A Scientist’s Adrenaline-Fueled Adventures

Teresa Fang

July 2nd, 2021

Robert Lefkowitz, a Nobel Prize winner in chemistry, shares some of his childhood experiences and unique insights into science.

Canada Sees a Drop in COVID-19 Cases

Erik Pawczynski

July 2nd, 2021

After a challenging year, Canadian health officials say that cases of COVID-19 are finally on the decline. 

Cruising Into a New Era

Lincoln Miller

July 1st, 2021

With pandemic restrictions lifted, a cruise ship sets sail from Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 

A Moon to Remember

Ella Porter

June 29th, 2021

On May 26, stargazers got to see a rare “super flower blood moon” lunar eclipse.

Inside the Olympic Village

Nanaka Takahashi

June 28th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter tours the area where athletes will stay during the Summer Olympics in Tokyo.  

Summer Reading Adventures

Quade Kelley

June 28th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter explores programs that inspire kids to read all summer long. 

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