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The evolution of Calpurnia Tate

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Henry Holt, Volume 1st, New York, p.340 (2009)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3611 .E4485 E96 2009

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8491675

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

Abstract:

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.

Notes:

Lexile measure 830; ages 9-15; book level 5.3; realistic fiction