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The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate (Large Print) (Thorndike Literacy Bridge Young Adult)

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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.

Synopsis:

As 11-year-old Callie Tate explores the natural world around her in 1899 Texas, she develops a close relationship with her grandfather, navigates living with six brothers, and comes up against just what it means to be a girl at the turn of the century.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781410422156
Publisher:
Thorndike Press
Subject:
Large type books
Author:
Kelly, Jacqueline
Subject:
Nature
Subject:
Family - Multigenerational
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World - General
Subject:
Social Issues - General
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Children s-Reference Family and Genealogy
Large Print:
Y
Series:
Thorndike Literacy Bridge Young Adult
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
427
Dimensions:
8.50x5.60x.90 in. 1.20 lbs.
Age Level:
12-UP

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Children's » Historical Fiction » United States » 19th Century
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The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate (Large Print) (Thorndike Literacy Bridge Young Adult)
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"Synopsis" by , As 11-year-old Callie Tate explores the natural world around her in 1899 Texas, she develops a close relationship with her grandfather, navigates living with six brothers, and comes up against just what it means to be a girl at the turn of the century.
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