KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Running for a Cause

Ximena Pérez Gómez

November 19th, 2022

With every step she takes, Julieta Escobar Parra of Puebla, Mexico, is helping children with a rare disease. 

Young People Make Their Voices Heard

Max Chen

November 18th, 2022

The youth vote made a big difference in the midterm elections, but how can kids our age make a difference in the civic process? 

“I Am Ruby Bridges”

Enya Yang

November 17th, 2022

The acclaimed author and civil rights hero talks about her new book and the spirit behind Ruby Bridges Walk to School Day. 

“Good Trouble” With Tybre Faw

Gavin Gracey

November 15th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter talks with 14-year-old Tybre about his friendship with John Lewis, the late civil rights hero and U.S. Senator. 

The Georgia Senate Race Heads to a Runoff

Skye Oduaran

November 14th, 2022

After a tightly-contested race, Democrat Raphael Warnock, the incumbent, will face Republican Herschel Walker in a December 6 runoff election.  

Making Food the Vegan Way

Zhoriél Tapo

November 10th, 2022

Social media personality Tabitha Brown talks about switching to a plant-based diet and how her favorite meals can be made with vegan ingredients. 

“Hunger Warrior” in Ohio Makes a Difference

Zahra Abbas

November 10th, 2022

For years, volunteer Mary Levtzow has helped bring food—and respect—to families in the Cleveland area. 

Jennifer Garner, a Save the Children Ambassador, Is Honored

Sasha Powell

November 8th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter talks with the actress and philanthropist about her efforts to help children in rural communities. 

Veterans Day: Saluting Military Heroes

Quade Kelley

November 8th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter talks with two Medal of Honor recipients about their military service. 

 

Warnock Makes Case for Re-election

Skye Oduaran

November 6th, 2022

In Georgia, Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock is locked in a tight race with Republican challenger Herschel Walker. 

Obama Rallies Democrats in Georgia

Skye Oduaran

November 3rd, 2022

Former President Barack Obama visited College Park to help motivate Democratic voters to cast ballots on Election Day. 

“It’s Just Hair”

Zhoriél Tapo

November 2nd, 2022

With her new book, author Chantell Zenon hopes to inspire girls to be proud of their hair. 

 

In Arizona, Voters Eye the Midterm Elections

Zoya Siddiqui

November 2nd, 2022

As Election Day approaches, voters are excited but also apprehensive.

 

Run, Sam, Run!

Grace Moodie

November 1st, 2022

Our Kid Reporter talks with New Zealand Olympian Sam Tanner. 

Celebrating Halloween With R.L. Stine and Mary Pope Osborne

Logan Gracey

October 31st, 2022

The Goosebumps and Magic Tree House authors—and Slappy—delighted fans at the Library of Congress. 

Will Georgia Address Its Teacher Shortage?

Skye Oduaran

October 28th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter talks with gubernatorial candidates Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp on the campaign trail. 

Spider-Man Celebrates 60 “Beyond Amazing” Years

Quade Kelley

October 27th, 2022

The fictional superhero created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko in 1962 has had an enduring power.

Crime Concerns in New York City

Nora Onovo

October 25th, 2022

A rise in violent crimes in the past year has many residents on edge and officials calling for a larger police presence. 

Making Visible the Invisible

Sasha Powell

October 24th, 2022

Visual artist Siyan Wong, a first generation immigrant who lives in New York City, confronts injustice, homelessness, and the plight of elderly immigrants in her work.

A Book Bank for Kids

Zain Abbas

October 24th, 2022

In Cleveland, Ohio, a unique program gets free books into the hands of young readers.

Babymouse Is Back!

Quade Kelley

October 20th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter talks with siblings Jennifer L. Holm and Matt Holm about their hit graphic novel series for young readers. 

Hurricane Ian Devastates Florida

Lincoln Miller

October 17th, 2022

A 13-year-old in Cape Coral describes his experiences during and after the storm. 

Epic Adventures With Bertie Gregory

Quade Kelley

October 12th, 2022

A wildlife filmmaker provides a front-row seat to the assignment of a lifetime. 

Hello, Robots

Enya Yang

October 11th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter meets some “barista bots” at a mall in California. 

Getting Voters to the Polls

Elise Choi

October 6th, 2022

As the midterm elections approach, civic leaders are trying to increase voter engagement. 

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