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Young Voices of New York

  • Wonder

    Wonder

    Saniaa Harding, 9, Valley Stream

    November 28, 2017

    ‘’Wonder’’ is a heartbreaking, and funny movie! It’s about a boy named August Pullman (Jacob Tremblay) who was born with a facial deformity. August was homeschooled his entire life. August is now finally going to school for the first time. He has two friends named Jack (Noah Jupe), and Summer...

  • The Trials of Apollo The Dark Prophecy by Rick Riordan

    The Trials of Apollo The Dark Prophecy by Rick Riordan

    Sean Michalek, 11, Clifton Park

    October 3, 2017

    “The Dark Prophecy” by Rick Riordan is the 2nd book that tells the story of the god Apollo who has been turned into a mortal by his father Zeus.  Zeus blames Apollo for a war that happened before the first book "The Hidden Oracle." Apollo is heading to Indianapolis on his dragon Festus with his ...

  • Adventures in Hawaii

    Adventures in Hawaii

    Kristina Fisher, 10, Webster

    August 29, 2017

    To start off the summer this year I went to Maui   Hawaii! In Hawaii we went on many adventures and saw some amazing things! And now I’m going to tell you some things about my awesome trip to Hawaii, because I think that even if not everybody can actually go and see Hawaii in person, everybody s...

  • Fun at the Rochester Lilac Festival

    Fun at the Rochester Lilac Festival

    Kristina Fisher, 10, Webster

    June 13, 2017

      One of Rochester’s most fun festivals is the Lilac festival, which occurs every year in May! The Lilac festival is a festival that showcases A bunch of lilac bushes that are in a park called Highland Park! It is amazing to see so many lilacs in person. There are 1200 lilac bushes in Highland ...

  • Food Styling

    Food Styling

    Aimee Quinlan, 11, Valley Stream

    May 30, 2017

    You’re watching a commercial for a restaurant. The food looks so perfect! You suddenly get a huge craving to go to that restaurant. But when you get there, the food looks nothing like it did on the advertisement. So what makes the food look so good on the commercial? My class participated in...

    Gary J. Cichowski / The Chronicle Food stylist Christine Jackson demonstrates how she uses tweezers to place sesame seeds on top of a hamburger bun.

The Queens Zoo

Alex Genao, 10, Valley Stream

December 5, 2017No Comments

During the Rosh Hashanah holiday break this fall, I went to the Queens Zoo. When I was there I saw lots of cool animals. One exhibit was the Andean bear. It was very ene...

Don’t Shop! Adopt!

Hannah Wallach, 10, Valley Stream

November 28, 20177 Comments

Do you love animals? Would you love to have a pet of your own? Do not go to a pet store to buy a pet. Go to a shelter. Pet stores and pet shelters may seem like just a place to buy a ...

President Chester A. Arthur’s Gravesite

Makensie Freeman, 9, Lowville

August 15, 20174 Comments

President Chester Arthur's grave is in the Albany Rural Cemetery, Colonie. His wife and son are buried there, too. President Arthur was the 21st President. I wanted to v...

  • Fun at the Rochester Lilac Festival June 13, 2017
  • Student Council Albany Trip June 2, 2017
  • Food Styling May 30, 2017
  • Beauty and the Beast – the movie May 9, 2017

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Spirit Hunters

Ariel Navarro, 10, Valley Stream

December 5, 2017No Comments

In the book, "Spirit Hunters" by Ellen Oh, Harper has just moved from her house in New Jersey to her new house in Washington D.C with her mom, dad, sister Kelly, and her brother Michael. Harper is very angry with her mom...

Stick Dog Craves Candy

Hannah Wallach, 10, Valley Stream

December 5, 2017No Comments

"Stick Dog Craves Candy," by Tom Watson, is a spectacular book with lots of laughs. Stick Dog is back! He and the gang are ready to eat, but now, there are no hamburgers, hot dogs, pizza, ice cream, doughnuts, or spaghe...

  • Max Tilt: Fire The Depths December 5, 2017
  • The Tiny Hero of Ferny Creek Library November 28, 2017
  • The Supernormal Sleuthing Service November 28, 2017
  • School for Good and Evil Quest for Glory November 28, 2017

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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.