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Freezin’ For A Reason Coney Island’s New Year’s Day Polar Bear Plunge!

Freezin’ For A Reason Coney Island’s New Year’s Day Polar Bear Plunge!

Bethany Kosinski, 11, Valley Stream

Every year on New Year’s Day, there is a Polar Bear Plunge at Coney Island. That’s when the Polar Bear Club, and anyone else who wants to do it, runs into the freezin...

January 248 Comments

Holiday Traditions

Holiday Traditions

Aimee Quinlan, 10, Valley Stream

Does your family have special baking traditions for the Holidays? Well, my grandma makes homemade cookies-chocolate chip, spice, and peanut butter blossoms. This year, I helped...

January 1713 Comments

Alexander Hamilton in New York

Alexander Hamilton in New York

Lily Zufall, New York City, 10

I was lucky enough to see Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton and ever since then, I have been in an Alexander Hamilton phase. I visited three of the Hamilton locations in NYC...

January 27 Comments

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Star Wars graphic stories collected

Star Wars graphic stories collected

Sean Michalek, 11, Clifton Park

I just finished reading "Star Wars Vol .1 by Jason Aaron Illustrated by John Cassaday, Simone Bianchi, and Stuart Immonen," a great graphic novel about Star Wars. It is collection of 12 issues put out by Marvel comics monthl...

February 14No Comments

Bridget Wilder Spy In Training

Bridget Wilder Spy In Training

Gabriella Badolato, 9, Valley Stream

Bridget Wilder Spy in Training by Jonathan Bernstein is an extremely adventurous story. Bridget is an adopted kid/teen, but she still loves her family. At first Bridget is just an average girl. She goes to school and has ...

January 104 Comments

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A news site for young people across New York State up to 14 years old.
A news site for young people across New York State up to 14 years old.