Meet Nagi from Sudan

By RIDA ALI, age 11 Name: Nagi Age: Nine Lives In: Al-Ubayyid, capital of the state of North Kurdufan in Sudan Siblings: Three brothers and four sisters Languages Spoken: Arabic Favorite Food: Shaya (fried meat). He also loves cakes and cookies. Hobbies: Soccer and...

Volkswagen Lies About Pollution

By AMZAD ALI, age 12 PHOTO: Wikimedia Commons In September, the Environmental Protection Agency announced that Volkswagen (VW) had software in their vehicles that hid the fact that the cars were heavy polluters. For six years, VW used software that detected when their...

Who am I? (November/December 2015)

By EVANGELINE COMEAU-KIRSCHNER, age 10 PHOTO: Cancillería del Ecuador/Flickr I was born to coffee bean farmers on January 9, 1959, in the small town of Laj Chimel, located in the Quiché province of Guatemala. I became prominent in the Guatemalan women’s rights...

Crossword Puzzle (November/December 2015)

ACROSS: A course that teaches youth how to protest effectively He is a Māori rights activist and a former political prisoner Xiuhtezcatl’s organization DOWN: Taté Walker is the editor of this magazine Youth eco-activists will attend this upcoming conference in Paris...