KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

The Unlikely Journey of Cheeming Boey

Jay Sivanesan P...

April 29th, 2023

The artist and author visits a Malaysian school to talk about his unique work. 

An Evening With the “Masters of Percussion”

Varun Kabra

April 29th, 2023

Renowned percussionist Zakir Hussain of India recently performed with other maestros from around the world in Overland Park, Kansas.  

Winter Sports Move Indoors

Xander Dorsey

April 29th, 2023

Snow sports don’t have to take place outdoors, investors say. 

Meet Author Lamar Giles

Max Chen

April 17th, 2023

The author talks about his love of wriing and his novels for young adults, which sometimes mirror his experiences growing up in Virginia. 

A Special Dog Helps a Community Heal

Lincoln Miller

April 12th, 2023

Since the tragic 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, a therapy dog named River has provided comfort and affection. 

A Sturgeon Spearing Spectacular

Natalie Bendix

April 12th, 2023

Each year, thousands of outdoor enthusiasts head to Lake Winnebago in Wisconsin to battle cold, ice, snow, and the state’s oldest fish.

Young Musicians Take Home Prestigious Award

Nora Onovo

April 12th, 2023

The New York Youth Symphony won a Grammy for “Best Orchestral Performance” for their debut album. 

Supporting the Reading Journey

Zoya Siddiqui

April 12th, 2023

A nonprofit organization in Phoenix, Arizona, helps families whose children have dyslexia. 

Brian Selznick Talks About Big Tree

Quade Kelley

March 31st, 2023

The New York Times best-selling author and illustrator tells our Kid Reporter about his new illustrated novel. 

Celebrating Atlanta With Unapologetically ATL

Skye Oduaran

March 29th, 2023

A newsletter published by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution celebrates Black culture in this Georgia capital of more than 6 million people. 

Maryland Honors Harriet Tubman

Gavin Gracey

March 29th, 2023

An annual event at the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center honors one of the most courageous Americans in history. 

Bay Area Museum Welcomes Young People

Enya Yang

March 27th, 2023

An annual event at the de Young Museum in San Francisco offers hands-on art projects, workshops, and concerts for young people.

A Marketplace for Young Entrepreneurs

Elise Choi

March 22nd, 2023

A unique startup in Southern California gives kids a chance to run their own business.

A Long Walk to Water

Quade Kelley

March 21st, 2023

Humanitarian Salva Dut educates young people about the global need for clean drinking water.   

Jimmy Carter and Plains, the Town That Shaped Him

Skye Oduaran

March 14th, 2023

Our Kid Reporter visits the former President’s hometown to learn more about him. 

Premier Lacrosse League Holds Championships

Xander Dorsey

March 14th, 2023

Our Kid Reporter covers the league’s championship tournament in Springfield, Virginia. 

Project Nautilus Will Further Our Understanding of the Cosmos

Natalie Bendix

March 10th, 2023

A fleet of telescopes in development will look for signs of life in outer space. 

Leon the Extraordinary Draws Readers In

Quade Kelley

March 7th, 2023

Award-winning artist Jamar Nicholas introduces a new graphic novel series that encourages kids to make smart choices.

 

Malala Looks to the Future

Zoya Siddiqui

March 2nd, 2023

The human rights advocate and Nobel Peace Prize laureate has advice for young people. 

Andrew Young Visits Atlanta

Skye Oduaran

February 27th, 2023

Our Kid Reporter meets the civil rights hero and former UN Ambassador at Emory University.

A Custom Guitar Shop That Rocks

Zain Abbas

February 24th, 2023

In Cleveland, Ohio, Guitar Riot attracts top musicians. 

Singing Her Way to Success

Grace Moodie

February 24th, 2023

In 2022, singer-songwriter Georgia Lines had her best year yet, winning breakthrough artist at the New Zealand Music Awards.

Kansas City Celebrates Super Bowl Win

Varun Kabra

February 24th, 2023

On February 15, the Chiefs were honored at a parade celebrating their second NFL championship in three years. 

Inspiring High Achievers

Ximena Pérez Gómez

February 17th, 2023

In Puebla, Mexico, a unique program helped students pursue knowledge independently. 

Supporting Iran’s Struggle for Freedom

Siroos Pasdar

February 17th, 2023

The Iranian American Women Foundation is seeking to raise awareness about the brutal crackdown on protests in Iran.

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