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The Evolution Of Calpurnia Tate

Author: Jacqueline Kelly
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 9781429993074
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Calpurnia Virginia Tate is eleven years old in 1899 when she wonders why the yellow grasshoppers in her Texas backyard are so much bigger than the green ones.With a little help from her notoriously cantankerous grandfather, an avid naturalist, she figures out that the green grasshoppers are easier to see against the yellow grass, so they are eaten before they can get any larger. As Callie explores the natural world around her, she develops a close relationship with her grandfather, navigates the dangers of living with six brothers, and comes up against just what it means to be a girl at the turn of the century. Debut author Jacqueline Kelly deftly brings Callie and her family to life, capturing a year of growing up with unique sensitivity and a wry wit. The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate is a 2010 Newbery Honor Book and the winner of the 2010 Bank Street - Josette Frank Award. This title has Common Core connections.

The Evolution Of Calpurnia Tate

Author: Jacqueline Kelly
Publisher: Square Fish
ISBN: 9780312659301
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Calpurnia Virginia Tate is eleven years old in 1899 when she wonders why the yellow grasshoppers in her Texas backyard are so much bigger than the green ones.With a little help from her notoriously cantankerous grandfather, an avid naturalist, she figures out that the green grasshoppers are easier to see against the yellow grass, so they are eaten before they can get any larger. As Callie explores the natural world around her, she develops a close relationship with her grandfather, navigates the dangers of living with six brothers, and comes up against just what it means to be a girl at the turn of the century. Debut author Jacqueline Kelly deftly brings Callie and her family to life, capturing a year of growing up with unique sensitivity and a wry wit. The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate is a 2010 Newbery Honor Book and the winner of the 2010 Bank Street - Josette Frank Award.

The Evolution Of Calpurnia Tate

Author: Jacqueline Kelly
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ISBN: 9781448758432
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In central Texas in 1899, eleven-year-old Callie Vee Tate is instructed to be a lady by her mother, learns about love from the older three of her six brothers, and studies the natural world with her grandfather.

The Curious World Of Calpurnia Tate

Author: Jacqueline Kelly
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0805097449
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"In rural Texas in 1900, when a storm blows change into town in the form of a visiting veterinarian, twelve-year-old Callie discovers a life and a vocation she desperately wants. But with societal expectations as they are, she will need all her wits and courage to realize her dreams"--

Skunked Calpurnia Tate Girl Vet

Author: Jacqueline Kelly
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 1627798692
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From Newbery honor author Jacqueline Kelly comes a new illustrated chapter book series for younger readers featuring the beloved characters from The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate. In Calpurnia Tate, Animal Doctor in Training, Callie Vee, Travis, and Dr. Pritzker help animals big and small. When soft-hearted Travis discovers an abandoned baby skunk, he can't help but bring him home and take care of him. Stinky, as Travis names him, settles in pretty well. But when Travis discovers Stinky's litter-mate, Winky, who is in need of some help, things get complicated around the Tate house. One skunk is a piece of cake; two is just asking for trouble. Will Travis and Callie be able to keep the critters away from Mother's careful eyes—and nose?

Return To The Willows

Author: Jacqueline Kelly
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 080509413X
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In this sequel to Kenneth Grahame's classic, The Wind in the Willows, the escapades continue for the four animal friends who live along a river in the English countryside: Toad, Mole, Rat and Badger. By the Newbery Honor-winning author of The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate.

Who Gives A Hoot Calpurnia Tate Girl Vet

Author: Jacqueline Kelly
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 1627798749
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From Newbery Honor author Jacqueline Kelly comes Who Gives a Hoot?, the third title in her illustrated chapter book series for younger readers featuring the beloved characters from The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate. Out in their boat exploring the San Marcos River, Callie and Granddaddy see all kinds of nature—fish, mockingbirds, ammonites, and more. But when Callie spots an owl in the water, she knows it's in trouble. With quick thinking and quick action, she and Granddaddy bring the bird aboard—but will they be able to save its life?

The White House

Author: Robert Sabuda
Publisher: Orchard Books
ISBN: 9780545540896
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Go on a pop-up tour of the White House with bestselling paper engineer Robert Sabuda! In this spectacular pop-up guide to the White House by bestselling paper engineer Robert Sabuda, readers can take a tour behind the scenes of the office of the executive branch and the residence of the president and his family. Travel through time as you open each spread and discover the North Face of the White House, the East Room, the Lincoln Bedroom, the Rose Garden, the Oval Office, and the South Lawn of the White House. The text includes the poem "Inauguration Day" by Richard Watson Gilder, adapted by Robert Sabuda. Every American president since John Adams has lived in the White House. More than 1.5 million people visit the White House every year. According to First Lady Michelle Obama, "It's the 'People's House.' It's a place that is steeped in history, but it's also a place where everyone should feel welcome." The White House: A Pop-Up of Our Nation's Home is perfect for Presidents Day and the upcoming election.

Ashes

Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 141696147X
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Return to the American Revolution in this blistering conclusion to the trilogy that began with the bestselling National Book Award Finalist "Chains" and continued with the acclaimed "Forge."

The Forbidden Library

Author: Django Wexler
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101604239
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The Forbidden Library kicks off an action-packed fantasy series with classic appeal, a resourceful heroine, a host of magical creatures, and no shortage of narrow escapes--perfect for fans of Story Thieves, Coraline, Inkheart, and Harry Potter Alice always thought fairy tales had happy endings. That--along with everything else--changed the day she met her first fairy When Alice's father goes down in a shipwreck, she is sent to live with her uncle Geryon--an uncle she's never heard of and knows nothing about. He lives in an enormous manor with a massive library that is off-limits to Alice. But then she meets a talking cat. And even for a rule-follower, when a talking cat sneaks you into a forbidden library and introduces you to an arrogant boy who dares you to open a book, it's hard to resist. Especially if you're a reader to begin with. Soon Alice finds herself INSIDE the book, and the only way out is to defeat the creature imprisoned within. It seems her uncle is more than he says he is. But then so is Alice. From the Hardcover edition.