Building a Healthy School

By Indykids Staff Students at schools in New York City are getting involved in Pennies of Promise, a fund-raising campaign to build a new school in Appalachia. Directly behind Marsh Fork Elementary School in Sundial, West Virginia, is a very toxic coal processing...

How Do They Do That? An Idea to a New Book

By OLINDE MANDELL What is black and white and read all over? A book, of course! A book is made through a process called publishing, and it all starts with a writer and a great idea. Did you know that your favorite stories were first discovered by editors at publishing...

Book Review: Button Girl

By Lucine Kasbarian Button Girl: More Than 20 Cute-as-a-Button Projects by Mikyla Bruder; Photos by Scott Nobles Once upon a time, before buttons were born, people used thorns, sticks and bones to keep their blouses on and their trousers up. Today, buttons are...

Book Review: 100 Things Guys Need To Know

By LUCINE KASBARIAN 100 Things Guys Need to Know by Bill Zimmerman What’s an appropriate way for boys to resolve conflicts and handle stress? Shouldn’t guys have the right to show their emotions? 100 Things Guys Need to Know advises while encouraging boys to be...