Hottest Year on Record

PHOTO: Daniel R. Blume By LILY COOK, age 15 Al Gore, an advocate for education about the changing climate wrote an article detailing the announcement that 2012 was one of the hottest years on record. The average temperature was 55.3 degrees Fahrenheit, one degree...

I Love Soccer

By BRYAN ROJAS HERRERA, age 12 Bryan, age 12, lives in Queens, New York. He speaks Spanish and English. If you speak another language, practice it and don’t forget it. You’ll be glad you did! I love soccer. I love kicking the ball and making goals all throughout the...

Wal-Mart Bribes Its Way to Mexico

PHOTO: Flickr/OSWALDO By SONIA GOLDMAN, age 15 In Elda Pineda’s alfalfa field in San Juan Teotihuacan, Mexico, the enormous corporation that is Wal-Mart yearned for this exemplary site to build a new location for the franchise. A hurdle in Wal-Mart’s...