Category Archives: Children’s books

York author publishes kids book that teaches fun lessons

The Adventures of Jonnie (A Rooftop Squirrel), a new book by Sandra D. (Marin) Reynolds-Herrell, has been released by RoseDog Books. This is a story written to help children learn and identify some of the dangers of life. It was … Continue reading

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Summer reading program kicks off May 30

York County Libraries and GO York! will launch the 2015 “Every Hero Has a Story | Go and Find your Hero!” summer program with an official kick-off.  The free event runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 30 … Continue reading

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Author Greg Pizzoli to visit Martin Library

Author Greg Pizzoli will visit Martin Library in York at 1:30 p.m. April 17. His book, “Number One Sam,” is this year’s book selection for One Book, Every Young Child. Celebrating its 10th year, this is a collaborative project to … Continue reading

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Solomon Screech Owl returns in second book

Name: Beth Lancione Age: 64 Lives in: Newberry Occupation: Author Family: Yes Hobbies: Travel Name of book: “Solomon Screech Owl Goes to the Galapogos” Release date: Dec. 22, 2014 Published through: Sunbury Press Buy: Sunbury Press or Amazon Synopsis: In the … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’

This is it: The last Middle-earth movie directed by Peter Jackson, who gave fans of cinema and fantasy the tremendous and epic “Lord of the Rings” trilogy. His trilogy take on J.R.R. Tolkien’s children’s classic “The Hobbit” ended with the … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘Alice in Wonderland’

There are so many childhood staples that I realize I missed out on while growing up, it’s hard to know how I managed to develop any kind of social cognition. I watched a bunch of Disney cartoons as a kid, … Continue reading

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On the Shelves: Kids’ books that tickle a funny bone

By Deb Sullivan On The Shelves Last night I saw a movie trailer on television that instantly grabbed me. I know this story, I thought…all of these crazy, terrible things happening to this kid and his family. And then the … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘Matilda’

Roald Dahl’s classic children’s books have been translated to the big screen several times. We’ve taken a look at “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and “James and the Giant Peach” in this space previously. This week, with the kids headed … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘How To Train Your Dragon’

I’ll always remember 2010 as a killer year for animated movies. “Despicable Me” was charming and fun, “Tangled” issued in a new era of Disney cartoons (setting the path for “Frozen” to take over the Internet), and “Megamind” was an … Continue reading

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Egg-citing preschool story time planned at York libraries

Children ages 3 to 5 years and their families can enjoy “An Egg-citing Preschool Story Time” this summer at all 13 York County library locations. Lisa Schmittle, children’s program manager at York County Libraries, will read Laura Vaccaro Seeger’s “First … Continue reading

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