Malala Yousafzai

By RIDA ALI, age 10 For many American kids, going to school is a chore, not a privilege. However, Malala Yousafzai, a girl from Pakistan’s Swat Valley who had been fighting for equal education since she was 11, risked her life to attend school. The Taliban, a group...

The Forgotten Street Steps of the Bronx

By SOPHIA ROTHMAN, age 10 The Bronx is New York City’s hilliest borough and many of the 20 or so public staircases have been in existence for more than 80 years. PHOTO: Miss Kassaundra While Paris and San Francisco celebrate their public staircases, the many...

Meet Kids from Taiwan

By KALANI CHEN-HAYES, age 10 PHOTO: Kalani Chen-Hayes Name: Antonette Liao Age: 12 Languages Spoken: Mandarin, English; learning Spanish and French Parents’ Jobs: They both work for an import company. Favorite Foods: Italian food Favorite Animal: Dogs Favorite Subject...

Tornados Devastating the World

By TINASHE MADZIWA, age 17 It may seem like there have been more tornadoes in recent years than in the past, but climate scientists say that may be because more tornadoes are being reported thanks to a larger population. PHOTO: Wikimedia Commons Did you know the...

The Affordable Care Act: How do kids fit in?

By AMAL ABBASS, IndyKids Volunteer Under the Affordable Care Act, insurers will also cover two dentist visits and one eye-doctor visit per year for children under 19. PHOTO: The Children’s Alliance The New Year brought in an important moment for President...