Adedayo Perkovich

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Adedayo Perkovich lives in New York and was born in 2003.

  • Adedayo is a member of the Young People's Chorus of New York City and is currently learning French.
  • Her favorite subjects in school are Literature, History, and Creative Writing.
  • In her spare time, Adedayo likes to draw, knit, and play with her cat.

“I’m interested in social justice issues and think that it’s important to share people’s stories with the world to help us understand each other more.”

Adedayo Perkovich

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Someday Is Now

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August 31st, 2018

A new picture book tells the story of an “unsung heroine” of the civil rights movement

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.

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Ava DuVernay and Storm Reid attend as O, The Oprah Magazine hosts special NYC screening of "A Wrinkle In Time" at Walter Reade Theater

Breaking Boundaries in Film

Adedayo Perkovich

March 13th, 2018

Director Ava DuVernay brings together a multicultural cast in her new movie, A Wrinkle in Time.

Adedayo with a copy of Becoming Madeleine

Becoming Madeleine

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March 6th, 2018

A new biography by Madeleine L'Engle’s granddaughters sheds light on the beloved author.

Well-Read Black Girls Come Together

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December 19th, 2017

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

Wonderstruck Hits the Big Screen

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October 19th, 2017

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

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Row New York

Adedayo Perkovich

June 20th, 2017

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

Lights, Camera, Sing!

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May 16th, 2017

What does it take to put on a great performance in New York City? Our Kid Reporter knows.

Adedayo with Kathy Hochul, Lieutenant Governor of the State of New York and Chair of the New York State Women’s Suffrage Commission

Honoring Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote

Adedayo Perkovich

April 25th, 2017

Girl Scouts from across New York State gather to celebrate the unveiling of a patch honoring women’s suffrage.

Hidden Figures is the untold story of African-American women working at NASA who played a critical role in the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit.

“Hidden Figures” Behind the Space Race

Adedayo Perkovich

January 6th, 2017

A new movie honors African-American women who helped win the space race.