KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

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. 

Paper Girls Deliver a Message

Quade Kelley

October 3rd, 2022

A time-travel adventure show from Prime Video is based on a popular comic series by Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang. 

Protecting Hawaii’s Beaches

Anya Teruya

October 2nd, 2022

A nonprofit organization in Hawaii is working to keep beaches clean and marine life safe. 

Death of a Queen

Shane Mukasa

October 2nd, 2022

Elizabeth II had served as the Queen of the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth nations for 70 years. 

Daredevils Wanted

Lincoln Miller

September 23rd, 2022

The tallest water slide 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. 

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