In which Miss Molly gets thrown a curve ball.

The newest batch of Newberry Award nominees have been announced! I really enjoyed last years batch and so dove right into this years. I’ve read a few throughout the year already, which is exciting. This week’s post is about one of the books,  King of the Mound: my summer with Satchel Paige, by Wes Tooke. […]

In which Miss Molly discovers the Nutmeg formula.

Ahhhh, Summer Reading. That little program, and the corresponding questions, designed to keep a kid’s brain sharp over the summer holidays. It’s handed out with the best of intentions, mean to keep the child engaged and thinking throughout the summer, get them excited about the next year of school, and to combat the information leakage […]