Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Newspapers for kids

I found this list while searching for newspapers for kids. My 11 year old has expressed an interest in subscribing to a newspaper, so I'm looking around, trying to decide which is the best.

  • The Chatterbox Times [ Kids/Teens ] - Reports only good news. Includes riddles and jokes, short stories, crossword puzzle, movie reviews and other fun stuff.
  • Creative Youth [ Teens/Mature Teens ] - News stories, articles, photographs, drawing, and other misc. as written by youth activists.
  • First News [ Kids/Teens ] - Award-winning UK national newspaper for children aged 7-14. Online edition includes book reviews, competitions and information about the editorial team.
  • The Hindu - Young World [ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] - National and international news and features for children and students from the national newspaper. India.
  • Indianapolis Star - Y-Press [ Kids/Teens ] - Children's news network also offers book, movie and music reviews plus Special Editions focusing on specific issues. USA.
  • LA Times - Kids' Reading Room [ Kids ] - News and stories about California-related history, culture and issues. Includes streaming audio of stories read by Los Angeles Times staff. USA.
  • National Post [ Teens/Mature Teens ] - A newspaper published in Toronto, Canada.
  • New York Times - Student Connections [ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] - News and features including news quizzes, Ask a Reporter, and a web explorer for kids. USA.
  • Newszone [ Kids/Teens ] - News for kids plus Ask a Journalist, Meet the Editor and A Day at the Newspaper sections. Presented by the Newspapers in Education (NiE) resource for the major Fairfax newspapers. New Zealand.
  • Popcorn News [ Teens/Mature Teens ] - Published by a group of eighth grade students. Find articles, videos and reports on celebrities, sports stars, movie ratings, news around the world, recipes, and letters to the editor.
  • Toronto Star [ Teens/Mature Teens ] - National newspaper with international and local news. Published in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Wall Street Journal - The Classroom Edition [ Teens/Mature Teens ] - Online copy of the current issue along with archives of related articles. Teen Center includes information on college admissions and finance, personal technology and financial tips. USA.
  • Washington Post: Kids Post [ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] - News, features, interviews, background stories, daily news summaries and weekly photo galleries. USA. Free registration may be required to read the articles.
Source: http://www.dmoz.org/Kids_and_Teens/News/Newspapers/ www.tips-fb.com

1 comment:

L. Diane Wolfe said...

No kids, so I don't know, but that is quite a list! I remember seeking teen magazines once and finding a scary amount of those, too...

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