Superstorm Sandy Takes Coney Island for a Ride

By KYLIE FREYMAN, age 9 Hurricane Sandy flooded the streets of New York, the worst storm in the city’s history. PHOTO: Kylie Freyman Kylie Freyman and her family live in Sheepshead Bay, near Coney Island in Brooklyn, where she witnessed flooding and power loss. Have...

Red Wolf Endangered

By KALANI CHEN-HAYES, age 9 PHOTO: Defenders.org The red wolf is one of the most endangered species on Earth and was almost hunted to extinction by the 1980s. Today, there are roughly 100 red wolves who live in the wild. These furry creatures are known for being shy...

Negotiation: Key to Greek Debt Crisis

By THEO YANOS, age 10 Violent protests erupted in Greece in 2010, when the government decided to save money by laying off civil servants and by cutting public spending. Protests continued, mostly peacefully, in 2012 because many Greeks lost their jobs and cannot find...

Meet Favor From Uganda

By PAUL FALZONE Name: Onyinge Favor Age: 9 Languages Spoken: English and Luganda Parents’ Jobs: Both are drivers Favorite Food: Matoke (steamed green bananas) Favorite Animal: Leopard Favorite Subject in School: Religious education Favorite Activity:...

Are You a Bully?

By NATALIJA MARSHALL, age 10 A “Bully Free Zone” sign, at a school in Berea, Ohio. PHOTO: Doktory/WikiMedia One out of ten kids in elementary school (grades one to four) get bullied as often as every day, according to the anti-bullying website Coast Kids. A big...