Category Archives: Children’s books

Kids’ review: “The Story of Solomon Screech Owl” by Beth Lancione

In the mountain of books Stacia and I receive for review, we get a handful of children’s books. I gave one of the books, “The Story of Solomon Screech Owl,” to co-worker Matt Anderson to take home and read to … Continue reading

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Hallam author Stephanie Giese debuts juvenile fiction book

Hallam’s Stephanie Giese has written plenty for Smart magazine and her blog, Binkies and Briefcases, among other venues. But recently, she delved into uncharted waters with the debut of her first children’s book. According to a press release, “The Cookie … Continue reading

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Paul Smith Library in Shrewsbury schedules writer’s retreat

Paul Smith Library of Southern York County will hold a “Year of the Book” writer’s retreat for children’s book authors, according to a news release. The hands-on workshop will be Feb. 22 and 23 at the library, 80 Constitution Ave., … Continue reading

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Springettsbury Twp. author Chrissi Hart writes third children’s book

Springettsbury Township author Chrissi Hart will release her third children’s book, “The Legend of the Cross,” Feb. 2, 2014.

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York JCC to host book signing with Holly Metzger

York Jewish Community Center youth fitness director Holly Metzger will sign copies of her children’s book “Tryouts” Feb. 9, 2014, at the York JCC in York, Pa.

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York Township author Donna Ferguson to lead children’s story time at Midtown Scholar

York Township author Donna Ferguson will read from and sign copies of her children’s book, “Rail Trail Kitten,” at 11 a.m. Feb. 1, 2014, at Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg.

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From Page to Projector: ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’

Dan Rorabaugh reviews ‘The Desolation of Smaug,’ the second film in ‘The Hobbit’ trilogy, and compares it with the book by J.R.R. Tolkien.

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My daughter’s top 10 favorite books of all time (so far)

Dallastown resident and former Red Lion Area High School English teacher Rebecca Thiegs lists ten favorite reads of her 9-year-old daugher, Raina, in this Dec. 24, 2013, post.

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West Manchester Twp. author Dan Beard releases ‘Santa’s Magic Bootprints’

West Manchester Township author Dan Beard recently released “Santa’s Magic Bootprints,” and will hold a book signing at Irvin’s Nov. 30, 2013.

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Former Yorker Jen Barton to sign copies of ‘If Chocolate Were Purple’ at Midtown Scholar

Former Spring Grove resident and author Jen Barton will read from her children’s book “If Chocolate Were Purple” Dec. 29, 2013, at Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg.

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