Liset Zacker

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Liset Zacker lives in New Jersey and was born in 2007.

  • Liset is the vice president in her school’s student council.
  • She practices Taekwondo and enjoys reading and writing.
  • Her favorite book is Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan.

“I love the idea of making stories in which people can lose themselves.”

Liset Zacker

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First name: 
Liset

Eyewitness: Coping With the Pandemic in New Jersey

Liset Zacker

April 16th, 2020

A Kid Reporter shares her experiences during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Cooking With Passion

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February 6th, 2020

A 10-year-old chef who recently won a Chopped Junior competition talks about the ups and downs of cooking for a reality TV show. 

Getting With the Beat

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January 13th, 2020

Champion beatboxer Kaila Mullady has turned her hobby into a successful career. 

Women Shine in Lightning Thief

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December 20th, 2019

A musical adaptation of Rick Riordan’s best-selling novel spotlights tough, independent woman. 

The Moon Within

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May 31st, 2019

Author Aida Salazar’s debut middle-grade novel tells a girl’s coming of age story in verse, while celebrating Latinx culture. 

Rick Riordan Presents: The Making of a Myth

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March 14th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter talks with Riordan and his fellow authors about their middle-grade novels, which draw upon myths from around the world.

Celebrating the Birth of Ultimate Frisbee

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March 4th, 2019

In Maplewood, New Jersey, high school students—past and present—celebrate the 50th anniversary of a unique sport.

Why Libraries Matter

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November 20th, 2018

Librarians in New Jersey talk about the importance of helping all kids cultivate a love of reading.