Fall 2020 Books

#Myrtle Mondays: A Conversation with Myrtle & Friends

Recently, I had the chance to speak with the Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association, along with fellow Alqonquin Young Readers authors Amy Timberlake and Yamile Saied Méndez. Our panel, part of MPIBA’s Summer Camp series, was recorded, and now it’s available live for anyone who’d like to see us chat up some fun fall… Read more »

#MyrtleMondays: Words with Friends–Victorian Style!

Are you a fan of Words with Friends (or its low-tech forebear, Scrabble)? Are you a Wordament Grandmaster (Level 193 and counting!), or as we knew it in the 20th century, Boggle? Word-forming parlor games were a popular pastime in the 19th century, too, and I have one to share with you today. McLoughlin Brothers’… Read more »

#MyrtleMondays: Follow Myrtle Hardcastle on Pinterest!

Great news for Pinterest fans: Myrtle now has her very own Pinterest account! Follow Myrtle Hardcastle’s Pinterest Page for fun and fascinating tidbits from Victorian science and technology, the history of forensic science, everyday life in the 19th century, period images of 19th century kids, Victorian crafts and projects you can make, resources for teachers,… Read more »