The Girl Who Threw Butterflies

The Girl Who Threw Butterflies

Mick Cochrane

For an 8th grader, Molly Williams has greater than her fair proportion of difficulties. Her father has simply died in a motor vehicle coincidence, and her mom has turn into a withdrawn, quiet model of herself.

Molly doesn’t are looking to be visible as “Miss hassle Overcome”; she desires to make herself recognized to the youngsters in school for whatever except her father’s loss of life. So she makes a decision to affix the baseball crew. The boys’ baseball staff. Her father taught her tips to throw a knuckleball, and Molly hopes it’s adequate to provoke her coaches in addition to her new teammates.

Over the process one baseball season, Molly needs to work out how one can redefine her relationships to objects she loves, enjoyed, and may love: her mom; her superb ally, Celia; her father; her enigmatic and inventive teammate, Lonnie; and naturally, baseball.

Mick Cochrane is a professor of English and the Lowery Writer-in-Residence at Canisius university in Buffalo, long island, the place he lives together with his spouse and sons.

From the Hardcover edition.

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