Meet Arlene from the Philippines

By Indykids Staff Name: Arlene Joyce Soriano Age: 10 Home: Manila, Philippines in a neighborhood called Buayang Bato or “Crocodile Stone” Language: Tagalog and English Religion: Catholic Favorite subject in school: English and Science Favorite food: Ginataang kalabasa...

Know Your Rights!

By Esther Wang Celebrate International Human Rights Day Every person on this planet, whether black, white, Latino, Asian, man, woman or child, is born with what are called human rights. These basic rights include the right to freedom, the right to an education, the...

Do You Remember 2005?

By Indykids Staff Here are just a few of the major events that took place last year Cock-a-Doodle-Chooo! Bird Flu is a virus that is found in wild birds. Wild birds can pass the virus on to chickens and turkeys and then to humans. A current type of bird flu, called...

Violent Toys

By Indykids Staff Violent video games and war toys are on many kids’ wish lists this season. Are violent toys just play? What do you think? Kids from PS 29 in Brooklyn voice their opinions. “The game takes over. Kids think it’s real life. I don’t think it’s a good...

Leo’s Family Secret

By Abby Gross Book Review of REPLAY by Sharon Creech “Fog boy,” Leo’s family calls him, because he is always daydreaming. Head in the clouds, he imagines that he is a famous actor, a Nobel prize-winning scientist, and most of all, that he is respected by his noisy,...