Category Archives: Children’s books

What will be the next popular children’s book?

By Abbey Zelko azelko@ydr.com @AbbeyZelko13 on Twitter Clifford the Big Red Dog. The giant, but lovable character is a hard one to forget. His silly stories of going to the circus, his first day of school, his first Christmas and … Continue reading

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Match character’s name with image

I’m working on some fun activities for kids to do at an upcoming Bookmobile engagement. I made this interactive quiz. Take it and see how many you guessed correctly.

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Libraries and parks combine story times and nature

Staff from York County Libraries and two area state parks, Codorus State Park in Hanover and Gifford Pinchot State Park in Lewisberry, will present story times and hands-on nature activities in the parks as part of Summer Reading Club. “Library … Continue reading

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Lotus Moon Yoga to host author Cynthia Donley

Lotus Moon Yoga, 36 N. Beaver St., York, is hosting author Cynthia Stephens Donley 5 to 7 p.m. June 5. Donley’s book, “Oh, I’m So Angry,” tells the story of 6-year-old Katie and her journey as she learns to express … Continue reading

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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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