Children’s Book Recommendation | Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon

Author Patty Lovell Description Be yourself like Molly Lou Melon no matter what a bully may do. Molly Lou Melon is short and clumsy, has buck teeth, and has a voice that sounds like a bullfrog being squeezed by a boa constrictor. She doesn't mind. Her grandmother has always told her to walk proud, smile … Continue reading Children’s Book Recommendation | Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon

Children’s Book Recommendation | Raven: A Trickster Tale from the Pacific Northwest

Author Gerald McDermott Description Raven, the trickster, wants to give people the gift of light. But can he find out where Sky Chief keeps it? And if he does, will he be able to escape without being discovered? His dream seems impossible, but if anyone can find a way to bring light to the world, … Continue reading Children’s Book Recommendation | Raven: A Trickster Tale from the Pacific Northwest

Children’s Book Recommendation | Rain!

Author Linda Ashman Description One rainy day in the city, an eager little boy exclaims, “Rain!” Across town a grumpy man grumbles, “Rain.” In this endearing picture book, a rainy-day cityscape comes to life in vibrant, cut-paper-style artwork. The boy in his green frog hat splashes in puddles—“Hoppy, hoppy, hoppy!”—while the old man curses the … Continue reading Children’s Book Recommendation | Rain!

Children’s Book Recommendation | Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters

Author John Steptoe Description Inspired by a traditional African folktale, this is the story of Mufaro, who is proud of his two beautiful daughters. Nyasha is kind and considerate, but everyone-except Mufaro-knows that Manyara is selfish and bad-tempered. When the Great King decides to take a wife and invites the most worthy and beautiful daughters … Continue reading Children’s Book Recommendation | Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters

Children’s Book Recommendation | Chrysanthemum

Author Kevin Henkes Description Written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes, the nationally bestselling and celebrated creator of Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Owen, and Kitten's First Full Moon, Chrysanthemum is a funny and honest school story about teasing, self-esteem, and acceptance to share all year round. Chrysanthemum thinks her name is absolutely perfect—until her first day … Continue reading Children’s Book Recommendation | Chrysanthemum

MBC_0033 Mother And Daughter Reunion

In this episode, Amanda goes missing, Becky hunts for a pizza box, and Clare goes to trial. Thanks for listening! Like the show? Consider supporting our work by becoming a Patron, shopping our Amazon Link, or sharing it with someone who might enjoy it. Get your Miss Becky's Classroom T-Shirt! Connect with the cast, leave … Continue reading MBC_0033 Mother And Daughter Reunion

Children’s Book Recommendation | Julius, the Baby of the World

Author Kevin Henkes Description The riotously funny Lilly, last seen in Chester's Way (Greenwillow), thinks her new baby brother, Julius, is disgusting -- if he was a number, he would be zero. But when Cousin Garland dares to criticize Julius, Lilly bullies her into loudly admiring Julius as the baby of the world.Lilly knows her … Continue reading Children’s Book Recommendation | Julius, the Baby of the World

MBC_0032 Valentine’s Day 2020 Part 2

In this episode, Amanda gets romanced, Becky gets drilled, and Clare gets taken. Thanks for listening! Like the show? Consider supporting our work by becoming a Patron, shopping our Amazon Link, or sharing it with someone who might enjoy it. Get your Miss Becky's Classroom T-Shirt! Connect with the cast, leave a comment, or ask … Continue reading MBC_0032 Valentine’s Day 2020 Part 2