The evolution of Calpurnia Tate
Source:Henry Holt, Volume 1st, New York, p.340 (2009)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3611 .E4485 E96 2009
Keywords:American Library Association Best Books for YA 2010, American Library Association Notable Children's Bk 01/2010, Booklist Editor's Choice/Books for Youth 2009, Families--Texas--Juvenile fiction, Family life--Texas--Fiction, Grandfathers--Fiction, Grandfathers--Juvenile fiction, Naturalists--Fiction, Naturalists--Juvenile fiction, Nature stories, Nature--Fiction, Newbery Honor Books, 2010, School Library Journal Best Books 2009, Texas--History--19th century--Fiction, Texas--History--19th century--Juvenile fiction
Summary: Growing up with six brothers in rural Texas in 1899, 12-year-old Callie realizes that her aversion to needlework and cooking disappoints her mother. She prefers to study the natural world with her grandfather, which leads to an important discovery.
Lexile measure 830; ages 9-15; book level 5.3; realistic fiction