Meet Neave from the United Kingdom

By ELEANOR HEDGES DUROY, age 12 PHOTO: Pauline Brown Name: Neave Sian Brown Age: 12 Lives in: London, England Hobbies: Arts and crafts, baking and singing Favorite food: Fish and chips Favorite school subject: Drama What She Wants to Do When She Grows Up: Be a...

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...

Meet Jithendra from India

By AUDREN HEDGES DUROY, age 9 Name: Jithendra Sreejith Age: 11 Lives in: Chennai, Tamil Nadu in Southern India Siblings: One brother Languages Spoken: Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi, English Favorite Food: Paneer butter masala Favorite Activities: Drawing, painting and...

Meet Andon from Sweden

By UMA CANTONE, age 10 Name: Andon Edman Age: 9 Lives in: Sweden in a house in a big forest with lots of rocks and oak trees Siblings: Three. Their names are Timja, Coston and Balla Languages spoken: Swedish and English Favorite food: Stewed macaroni with meatballs...

Meet Ian from Argentina

By MATTHEW DOTY, age 12 PHOTO: Jorge Ignacio Mustar Name: Ian Gerhards Age: 8 Lives In: San Carlos de Bariloche, Patagonia in southern Argentina Languages Spoken: Spanish Favorite Food: Milanesa (breaded and fried meat) with mashed potatoes Favorite Animal: Condor...

Meet María José from El Salvador

PHOTO: María José Mazariego Name: María José Mazariego Age: 12 Lives In: Barrio Mejicanos, San Salvador Languages Spoken: Spanish Favorite Food: Chicken lasagna Favorite Animal: White rabbit Pets: Two dogs, one rooster, one hen and two chicks Favorite School Subject:...