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A short, flash fiction story about a young boy riding in a car with his grandmother. He is in awe of her awe.

  • Added: May 08, 2016
  • Length: 02:27
Caption: Azia Banagan and her art, Credit: Angelica Casas
For the last six years, art has consumed Azia Banagan’s young life.

  • Added: May 03, 2016
  • Length: 03:37
Caption: Sara, Mateo, and Max
Imagine a future where deadly tornadoes are a part of daily life. That's writer Kate Messner's world in "Eye of the Storm." 5th graders from Belved...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2016
  • Length: 20:10
Caption: Lina Nguyen, Kyra Johnson, and Ava Muniz are 6th graders at Sonora Elementary School in Costa Mesa
Writer Ronald L. Smith takes us on a trip down south, to the backwoods of Alabama, where a young boy was born with a heart-shaped birthmark, the ma...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 21:53
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In honor of the holiday season, Mortified presents the story of a sheltered middle-schooler who writes to Santa Claus for a boyfriend.

  • Added: Dec 20, 2015
  • Length: 21:24
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When a rebellious teen discovers her Dad is reading her diary, she decides to give him some shocking reading material.

  • Added: Sep 21, 2015
  • Length: 17:03
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To prove not everyone hated going back to school, Mortified presents a special mixtape episode devoted to the courageous kids who risk the scorn of...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 07, 2015
  • Length: 25:09
  • Purchases: 1
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According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, parent-child reading and story time help promote brain development, resulting in improved academic...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Sep 04, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Tyler spent a good chunk of his childhood so sick he couldn't even walk around the block. He ended up at the Mayo clinic in Rochester, where he was...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2015
  • Length: 08:12
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Los Angeles County's poverty line is almost at 20%, and the majority of these households have children. The Los Angeles Unified School District (LA...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jun 01, 2015
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 1
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How fast are kids growing up? Jasmyn Harlan, a senior in high school, asks kids of various ages what they want to be when they grow up. Surprisingl...

  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 03:48
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Nine-year-old Aidan Sykes interviews his father, Albert Sykes, about being a dad.

Bought by WEZU and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 20, 2015
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 2
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"A Measure of Choice" explores the reasons that some parents are choosing not to vaccinate their children. The so-called “anti-vax” movement has be...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:44
Caption: What occupancy limit? Kids pile into the back of a bus in Cape Coast, Ghana.
Youth reporter Zoe Sheinkopf visits a refugee camp in Ghana and sends back an audio postcard full of boisterous singing children.

Bought by KUER


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 03:15
  • Purchases: 1
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A story about one very special summer camp, and how difficulties with fundraising could cause problems in the near future.

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 03:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Marlo Mack interviews her daughter about what it's like to be a six-year-old transgender girl. Her daughter shares her story and offers some advic...

Bought by XRAY.fm, WCPN, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 03, 2015
  • Length: 07:35
  • Purchases: 3
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Herman Travis speaks with his neighbor Robert Cochran about delivering food to elderly and disabled residents of his housing complex.

Bought by Blue Mountain Radio and WTJU


  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 01:42
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: A sculptor at NECA works on a Heath Ledger/Joker action figure., Credit: Eric Molinsky
Action figure collectables for adults is booming, even when kids are loosing interest in little plastic guys.

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 20, 2014
  • Length: 18:11
  • Purchases: 3
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Franklin Gilliard and his wife, Sherry, reflect upon their time in a homeless shelter after...

Bought by Blue Mountain Radio and WTJU


  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 02:51
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Luke Skywalker action figure, Credit: Eric Molinsky
What makes a great origin story -- for superheroes or regular people going on a job interview?

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 15:21
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Frank Oz performing Yoda, Credit: Eric Molinsky
Which is more believable, a computer animated creature or a puppet? I talk with an animator who worked on the Star Wars prequels and a puppeteer wh...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 15:51
  • Purchases: 3
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School Boards seem to have arisen alongside public schooling in general. In 1826 Massachusetts formally established the system of school committees...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 55:19
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Author Emily Bazelon and others talk about what bullying is and is not.

  • Added: Nov 06, 2014
  • Length: 04:06
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Newbery Award-winning children's author Lois Lowry, talks about her book for young people, THE GIVER, that's now a 2014 film. One of the most chall...

Bought by WNJR and CKMO


  • Added: Aug 22, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Lilly Pyle is a skilled hair stylist in Portland, but she's also skilled in combat training. She grew up in Vietnam during the Vietnam War, and as ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 08:06
  • Purchases: 1