The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate (Hardcover)

By Jacqueline Kelly

Horupu Shuppan/Tsai Fong Books, 9784593534746, 412pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2011

Summer 2009 Kids' List

“Intrigued by the different grasshoppers in her backyard, 11-year-old Calpurnia Virginia Tate finds herself suddenly enthralled by the natural world -- a fascination that unexpectedly leads to a new bond with her famously reclusive grandfather. Voracious in her newfound love of science, Callie launches herself on a summer of exploration, which leads to many new discoveries, not least of which is what it means to be a girl in love with science in Texas in 1899.”
— Meghan Dietsche Goel, Book People, Austin, TX
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