Quade Kelley

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Quade Kelley lives in California and was born in 2009.

  • Quade has read more than 350 biographies and was named the first Who Was? History Bee Champion in 2020.
  • He enjoys surfing and plays competitive baseball, water polo, and Jiu-Jitsu.
  • His favorite subjects are math, science, and service learning.
  • He loves reading history and world mythology and is a youth reviewer for national book awards.

“I am excited for the opportunity to talk with people and write their stories while learning about the world.”

Quade Kelley

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Banana Ball Is a Home Run

Quade Kelley

September 27th, 2023

The Savannah Bananas are dazzling fans with their stunts, skills, dancing, and joy. 

Seeing the World Through an Artist’s Eyes

Quade Kelley

September 12th, 2023

Master glassblower Josh Simpson hopes that his tiny glass planets will be enjoyed by future generations. 


Inside Comic-Con

Quade Kelley

August 16th, 2023

Our Kid Reporter talks with some of the creators, fans, and cosplayers who make the annual convention in San Diego so special. 

A U.S. Veteran Reflects on the Meaning of Memorial Day

Quade Kelley

May 26th, 2023

Retired U.S. Army Master Sergeant Leroy A. Petry honors his fellow soldiers who were killed in battle.


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. 

A Long Walk to Water

Quade Kelley

March 21st, 2023

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

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.


American Born Chinese Set to Air on TV

Quade Kelley

February 1st, 2023

Author, illustrator, and cartoonist Gene Luen Yang talks about the upcoming TV adaptation of his acclaimed graphic novel, American Born Chinese.

Exploring History on National Treasure

Quade Kelley

January 17th, 2023

A new TV series from Disney+ draws viewers into a search for priceless relics from the ancient past.  

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.