KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Daredevils Wanted

Lincoln Miller

September 23rd, 2022

The tallest waterslide in North America provides thrills, speed, and an opportunity to overcome fears.

A Conversation With Kwame Alexander

Gavin Gracey

September 19th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter catches up with the award-winning author and poet at the National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. 

 

Bringing History Alive

Munveer Singh

September 14th, 2022

The Concord Review invites students from more than 45 countries to share their investigations of the past. 

Mining Benitoite

Ella Porter

September 13th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter learns about California’s official state gem, the rarest gem on Earth. 

Kids Create Heroes to Fight Hunger

Quade Kelley

August 23rd, 2022

Winners of the Hunger Action Hero Art Contest were announced in July at the San Diego Comic Convention.  

Saving the Atoyac River

Ximena Pérez Gómez

August 22nd, 2022

Mexico’s Atoyac River is experiencing the effects of human contamination. What can be done?

Little Blue Penguins Take Center Stage

Quade Kelley

August 11th, 2022

A colony of these tiny creatures, who are native to Oceania, recently made their debut at Birch Aquarium in La Jolla, California. 

In Korea, the Blue House Era Ends

John Woo

August 3rd, 2022

The former office and residence of Korea’s leaders is now a public park. 

Tracing a Family’s Roots

Zhoriél Tapo

July 27th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter learns about genealogy and the origins of her own family. 

Webb Telescope Pushes Boundaries

Munveer Singh

July 25th, 2022

Stunning new images from the world’s largest telescope offer new clues about the universe. 

Students Turn Stories of Struggle into Art

Mujtaba Raja

July 18th, 2022

Self-portraits on display in Jersey City focus on the importance of addressing mental health issues.

A Visit to the National Tennis Center

Siroos Pasdar

July 14th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter discovers that the famed courts in New York City are home to more than just the U.S. Open. 

Former Japanese Prime Minister Is Killed

Nanaka Takahashi

July 12th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter in Japan talks with voters after the shocking assassination of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. 

U.S. Volunteers Help Refugees

Quade Kelley

July 9th, 2022

A growing number of people worldwide are fleeing violence and persecution.  

A Conversation With Kelly Yang

Camille Fallen

July 9th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter caught up with the best-selling author at the American Library Association’s recent conference in Washington, D.C. 

Calling for Change After Uvalde

Lincoln Miller

June 23rd, 2022

After another deadly school shooting, young people lead calls for Congressional action. 

Learning About Iranian Culture

Siroos Pasdar

June 22nd, 2022

Pardis brings young members of the Iranian American community together to learn about their heritage. 

“Enough Is Enough,” Student Activists Say

Lincoln Miller

June 15th, 2022

After deadly shootings at an elementary school in Texas and a supermarket in New York State, more people in the U.S. are demanding stricter gun-control laws. 

The 2022 Nēnē Award Winner Is Announced

Anya Teruya

June 10th, 2022

Each year, middle-school students in Hawaii choose their favorite work of fiction.  

A Super Bowl Team Reunites

Logan Gracey

June 8th, 2022

The Baltimore Ravens football team recently celebrated their 2001 victory over the New York Giants. 

Understanding Russia’s Attack on Ukraine

Shane Mukasa

June 1st, 2022

Our Kid Reporter talks with a scholar about the ongoing war and how kids can help Ukrainian children. 

High School Students Dazzle

Zain Abbas

May 31st, 2022

An annual awards ceremony in Northeastern Ohio celebrates high school musical theater. 

A Conversation With Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Lincoln Miller

May 31st, 2022

The Representative from Florida encourages kids to stand up for their beliefs. 

Savoring a Grandmother’s Dishes

Sasha Powell

May 26th, 2022

In honor of AAPI Month, our Kid Reporter celebrates her Bangladeshi heritage. 

Celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month

Lincoln Miller

May 24th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter talks with his cantor about the history and significance of the Jewish faith.

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