The evolution of Calpurnia Tate: Calpurnia Tate Series, Book 1

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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.

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subject_facet Texas -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction, Texas -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The evolution of Calpurnia Tate
title_full The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate Calpurnia Tate Series, Book 1, The evolution of Calpurnia Tate / Jacqueline Kelly, The evolution of Calpurnia Tate [sound recording] / Jacqueline Kelly
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