An update from the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps: Carla Hayden, Malala, Fantastic Beasts & more!

Kid Reporters in the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps have been busy covering the campaign trail this year (don’t miss this feature in The New York Times!) but when they aren’t interviewing candidates or talking to voters, these junior journalists are getting the inside scoop on exciting stories in their communities and beyond.

Check out these great new articles from the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps blog and be sure to follow the latest news from our Kid Reporters on Twitter (@KidsPress)!

A Librarian for Us All — Video

By Erik Weibel, November 1, 2016

Our Kid Reporter talks with Carla Hayden, the new Librarian of Congress, at her office in Washington, D.C., about the importance of diverse books and the role of the Library of Congress.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

By Skylar Yarter October 27, 2016

At a fan event in New York City, people around the world—from Brazil to London to Rome—watched a live stream of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them director David Yates and cast members answering questions about the upcoming movie series.

The Price of Education

By Ryan Stoltz, October 26, 2016

Malala Yousafzai, the youngest person ever to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, and her father, Ziauddin, discuss her life’s journey so far and her hopes for the future at an event in Minneapolis.

Preserving a Harlem Legacy

By Adedayo Perkovich, October 24, 2016

The former home of poet Langston Hughes will become the home of the I, Too, Arts Collective, a nonprofit organization that will host creative arts programs for the Harlem community and for young people in New York City.

A White House Garden Harvest

By Gabriel Ferris, October 21, 2016

First Lady Michelle Obama held her final garden harvest at the White House and invited kids from across the U.S. to pick fruits and vegetables from her family’s kitchen garden.