Molly Jo Daisy

Molly Jo Daisy

Hello, parents and kids!

Ten-year-old Molly Jo Daisy is excited to have you here! She is a girl who loves to make things, bake cookies, write and have fun. But she worries a lot too. Her Grandma says she worries way too much.

She's probably much like you though. Just a kid with dreams and hopes and worries and frustrations.

Won't you please take a look at her books? Maybe you can choose one or two to read. Or all of them! Her most recent book, Being the New Kid, is a great for a family to read together or for a bit older reader (9-12).

Book 4 - Molly Jo Daisy: Being the New Kid

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In "Molly Jo Daisy: Being the New Kid, Molly Jo Daisy takes you on the journey of her family moving from Nashville to Maple River, Maine - and all the "New Kid" stuff.

The long trip from Nashville to Maple River, Maine is one thing - but now it's time to settle into a new house, go to a new school and make friends all over again. Not a small thing for Molly Jo Daisy who feels like her world has been turned upside down. But she's got more determination than you know!

Her new house in Maple River has some surprises and her neighbors - well, there are surprises with them, too. Molly Jo misses her very best friend from Nashville, but in the midst of getting settled in Maine, she learns that good people are everywhere, including another best friend.

This is also a book within a book. Throughout the book, you will get to read passages from another book: Advice for a Remarkable Life. Available in both paperback and Kindle.

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Molly Jo is surprised by what she sees at the Hobby store in Maple River

Book 3 - Molly Jo Daisy: Prayers from My Heart

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In "Molly Jo Daisy: Prayers from My Heart, you will learn what's on Molly Jo's mind and in her heart. Her prayers are full of kid spirit and honesty.

In this non-traditional and sometimes funny prayer book, Molly Jo Daisy, shares her truer-than-life prayers with you.

Molly Jo's prayers will have kids laughing out loud and learning that prayer can be fun. Kids will relate to Molly Jo's everyday worries and frustrations. The verses have a touch of Shel Silverstein's writing style.

Available in both paperback and Kindle.

Molly Jo Daisy says her prayers from the heart

Molly Jo's prayers come straight from her heart.

Book 2 - Molly Jo Daisy: We Have to Move

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In "Molly Jo Daisy: We Have to Move" you will read about nine year old Molly Jo Daisy who learns that her family is going to move because her dad's job is changing. So many preparations - sorting through things, getting rid of things, packing boxes, and saying good bye to her best friend. It's a lot for Molly Jo's head to handle.

Molly Jo thinks about all the things that she will miss when she moves: the house that she loves, her best friend Melissa, her school, and her town. And she learns about getting the house ready to show and working through her sad feelings.

Molly Jo and her Grandma begin to learn about the Maine, the new state where they will be moving. She gets excited about the fun stuff they have in Maine like snow days, the northern lights, and blueberries.

In the end, Molly Jo realizes that moving might be ok and she is excited about all the things that await her and her family in Maine.

Available in both paperback and Kindle.

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So many boxes to pack

Book 1 - Molly Jo Daisy: Not Giving Up

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In "Molly Jo Daisy: Not Giving Up" you will read about nine year old Molly Jo Daisy who gets super frustrated when things get a little tough. But she is not giving up.

Her Grandma nudges her and sets her straight onto a path that leads to a little miracle.

Molly Jo shows kids the importance of not giving up even when the going gets rough. When challenged by her teacher to achieve a dream, Molly Jo encounters bumps along the way.

Kids will learn from Molly Jo's multi-generational family the value of working with your family to seek solutions. Molly's Grandma, with her old-fashioned values, is Molly Jo's greatest cheer leader and confidante. And when Molly Jo enlists the help of her family, she finds they were willing to pitch in.

Molly Jo is like any ordinary kid and she uses the power of persistence to push through and reach her goal - and more. She's an inspiration to anyone who wants to achieve something in their lives, big or small.

Most of us know how fun is it to get excited at the prospect of achieving something awesome. Yet, we also know how quickly that excitement can diminish when the work begins. Molly Jo experiences this firsthand.

Available in both paperback and Kindle.

Molly Jo Daisy love to bake cookies

Molly Jo bakes cookies for a special reason

Another Book You May Like!

Mary Louise Morris, author of the Molly Jo Daisy books, also wrote this lovely little book, "See You in My Dreams", which was totally inspired by her son Tom and grandson Henry.

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Short, sweet book of verses for you to read aloud with your children at bedtime. Snuggle verses! Great for inspiring creativity and imagination in your child.

In this bedtime story, your child will be taken to enchanting, imaginary places.

Let them use their imagination, their ultimate superpower, to dream of spectacular places where they can go - in their dreams! May these verses get them started on a fun bedtime adventure.

Available in both paperback and Kindle.

From the Author

Molly Jo Daisy author Your thoughts are important! Yes, more than you realize.

By learning to mold your thoughts, you can change your life into one that you feel excited about and love each day. For the past 15 or so years, I have learned oceans about the power of thoughts, action and persistence. How wonderful it would be for kids to understood the significance of this at a young age.

In each of the books in the Molly Jo Daisy series, I help children learn to be the master of their thoughts.

Here's to your child's head and heart!
Mary Louise Morris

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