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Apr 11 2022


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Personal Safety Storytime Series

Join us for a series of Facebook live Storytime readings throughout the month of April on books related to feelings, boundaries, consent, and body safety. These reading are approximately 1/2 hour in length and are appropriate for the age groups listed. Families that register will receive materials and resources related to body safety, and their own copies of the books while supplies last. Readings will occur live on our Facebook page.


Date: April 11th, 12-1pm

Book: Miles is the Boss of His Body

Author: Samantha Kurtzman

Target Audience: Pre-K through 3rd grade

Guest Speaker: Chris Ballentine from Willow Valley

Summary: On his 6th birthday, Mile’s excitement is dimmed when he finds himself being repeatedly pinched, noogied, hugged too tight, picked up, and tickled by his well-intentioned family- and decides he’s had enough! Struggling to find words to express his frustration, Miles finally decrees that he is the ‘boss of his body’ and hopes his family will understand. Much to his surprise, Mile’s whole family shows him full support and respect for voicing his personal boundaries. In a colorful, comic- book style, this important tale will have young kids laughing and learning alongside Miles when they absorb a potentially lifesaving concept that can benefit them for years to come.


Book sponsors: Working with Millersville University, It’s On Us Club and CASE What is CASE? | Lancaster County, PA – Official Website


YWCA Lancaster
(717) 393–1735
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