Category Archives: For parents

Follow the Reading Rainbow this weekend

Kids and their families are encouraged to follow the Reading Rainbow to York College this Saturday, October 10th to see children’s author Kim Norman.  Known for her  books ”Crocodaddy,” “Puddle Pug,” “Ten on the Sled” and more,  Norman will kick … Continue reading

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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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‘Being Mortal’ brings end of life issues to light

Have you read this year’s A Summer Read, “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End” by Atul Gawande? Through this book, Dr. Gawande challenges the reader to “consider how we want to die, how we want our loved … Continue reading

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Reading aloud helps children grow

A couple weeks ago, I read a story on the New York Times about the value of reading aloud to children when they’re young. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommended that parents read aloud to children as a “daily fun … Continue reading

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‘The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates’ by Wes Moore

Wes Moore had just been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship when he read about a robbery and murder in Baltimore. One of the men caught and accused in the crime was named Wes Moore. The two men were the same age … Continue reading

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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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Lancaster County native, author Bonnie Siegrist to speak to Women’s Guild of Faith UCC

Lancaster County native and author Bonnie Siegrist will speak to the Women’s Guild of Faith United Church of Christ in York, Pa., on Oct. 13, 2013.

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Hallam author Stephanie Giese returns with humor anthology ‘You Have Lipstick On Your Teeth’

Hallam writer Stephanie Giese, of Binkies and Briefcases, contributed to the humor anthology from InThePowderRoom.com, “You Have Lipstick On Your Teeth,” published through CreateSpace in August 2013.

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York author Michael Simpson to be featured on WRCT’s ‘Joe Live’ Aug. 10

York author Michael Simpson will speak on his interactive children’s book “B Dogg Goes to School” on WRCT’s “Joe Live” Aug. 10, 2013.

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Join the NewsVroom for a program on blogging at Kaltreider-Benfer Library

The York Daily Record/Sunday News will bring The NewsVroom to Kaltreider-Benfer Library in Red Lion Aug. 12, 2013, for a program on best blogging practices.

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