Miranda Rector lives in California and was born in 1998.
• Miranda is the lead critic on the website kidspickflicks.com and is the editor of her school newspaper.
• For her creative writing, Miranda has won two Champions after-school writing awards.
• In addition to writing, Miranda enjoys art, science, drawing, and softball.
• One of the most interesting people Miranda has had the chance to speak to was astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon.
"A lot of things make me who I am. My interests and experiences have taught me so much. I can't wait to use them as a Scholastic Kids Reporter."