The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly

The_Evolution_of_Calpurnia_TateTravel back into the late 1800’s with Callie and her six brothers in the award-winning novel, The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate. Callie suffers from the expectations of those times, when girls are known to perform housework and marry at the unripe age of 16. She escapes this reality by exploring the world of scientific study with her mysterious Grandfather and the scorching, vast land of Texas. This novel introduces the past and its undeveloped manner- written so kids of all ages can easily understand- as Callie pursues her dream of becoming a girl scientist.

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