How Fabulous!

By MATT SEIFMAN The Boy Who Cried Fabulous, by Lesléa Newman, 2004 IMAGE: Tricycle Press The Boy Who Cried Fabulous is about a young boy named Roger who is very curious, loves to explore and gets very excited by all the sights he sees on the street. He finds...

Europe in the Streets

People Across Europe Protest Cuts in Spending to Education and Public Services By JYOTHI NATARAJAN Students in London protesting cuts to spending on education. In the United Kingdom (U.K.), Spain, France, Greece, Italy and Ireland, governments are also cutting their...

Seeking: a Place to Call Home

LIFE IN FOSTER CARE By LISA GOODMAN, MATT SEIFMAN and AMANDA VENDER ILLUSTRATION by IVETTE SALOM Foster care is a program in which children are cared for outside of their own home by people who are not their parents or legal guardians. Kids are placed in the foster...

Sudan's Warrior Kids

PHOTO: Patrick Gorham/AfricaWrites.com These kids in Southern Sudan, Africa, are children of the Wokowu Oke, or “Arrow Boys,” who are traditional archer teams and defenders of the villages. They live in Malakia Village, Western Equatorial State. Soon, they may have a...

United Nations Holds Conference to Fight Climate Change

By CHARISSE DE LOS REYES Young environmentalists posing in front of the holes they dug for 193 baby trees, one for each nation in the world. “Stop talking. Start planting,” was their message for the delegates at the U.N. Climate Change Conference. PHOTO: Flickr/UN...