KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Inflation Rate Soars in the Philippines

Dylan Koji Co R...

December 13th, 2022

The cost of basic necessities is skyrocketing in this Southeast Asian country. 

Inside the Imaginary World of Omar Epps

Quade Kelley

December 13th, 2022

Epps shares his vision for the future in his new novel for young people, Nubia: The Awakening.

“Growing a Green Future”

Sasha Powell

December 13th, 2022

Thanks to a grant, a Pennsylvania school district is providing hands-on learning experiences in farming, community cooperation, and healthy eating. 

Learning From the Best in The Nutcracker

Elise Choi

December 13th, 2022

In Southern California, the American Ballet Theatre’s version of this holiday classic gives young dancers a chance to perform with renowned professionals. 

A Conversation With Sarah Mlynowski

Natalie Bendix

December 8th, 2022

The author of the Whatever After, Best Wishes, and other bestselling series talks about her lifelong love of writing and reading. 

 

Warnock Wins Georgia Runoff

Skye Oduaran

December 7th, 2022

Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock is headed back to the United States Senate. 

A Walk for Equality

Xander Dorsey

December 7th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter covers an event honoring civil rights hero Ruby Bridges. 

Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs

Enya Yang

December 6th, 2022

An exhibition at the de Young Museum in San Francisco spotlights the ancient Egyptian ruler. 

A Passion for Recycling

Zoya Siddiqui

December 6th, 2022

Thirteen-year-old Ryan Hickman of California has been recycling bottles and cans for a decade.  

And the Answer Is....

Grace Moodie

December 1st, 2022

The Kids’ Lit Quiz, a global competition, invites students to test their literary knowledge. 

Inside Checkered Flag

Zhoriél Tapo

November 30th, 2022

Twice a year, Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida hosts combat training for pilots and other military personnel. 

Pickleball Grows in Popularity

Xander Dorsey

November 30th, 2022

It may have a funny name, but it’s the fastest-growing sport in the country. 

Thanksgiving Turkeys Are Pardoned

Skye Oduaran

November 29th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter watches as Chocolate and Chip are spared. 

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. 

 

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