Meet IndyKids Reporter, Samuel Martinez

By MAKAYLA BEAUFORT, age 11 PHOTO: Erica Martinez Samuel Martinez, age 12, has been a kid reporter for IndyKids since January 2013. Makayla: When did you realize that you liked or were interested in journalism? Samuel: I don’t know exactly when I became...

Crossword Puzzle (November/December 2014)

ACROSS 2 A species of wildcat that can be found from South America up to southern Texas 7 One form of climate action that activists are encouraging universities and big organizations to take 8 A newspaper in Delhi, India, that is completely written and produced by...

We Are the Future

By ELEANOR HEDGES DUROY, age 11 Whispers in my ears Let me stop and hear: The voices of pain and despair Float through the air, Climate change, war and disease Make them stop, please. Awaken the first world, sound the bells Raise awareness, heed the yells. I wish for...

Who Am I? (November/December 2014)

By MATTHEW DOTY, age 11 PHOTO: Wikimedia Commons I was born on December 15, 1944, on a rubber reserve called Seringal Bom Futuro outside of Xapuri in northwestern Brazil. I grew up in the the forest surrounding the Amazon River and was the oldest of 18 children. When...