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The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate Summary
Jacqueline Kelly

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The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate Summary

Plot Summary

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate, by Jacqueline Kelly, is a novel set at the turn of the 20th century. The story follows six months in the life of young Calpurnia Tate, a smart, funny 11-year-old girl who is evolving along with the century as she tries to focus on exploring science and the natural world with her grandfather rather than learning the domestic arts her mother thinks she will need in her inevitable role as a wife and mother.

Calpurnia Virginia Tate — known as Callie or Callie Vee to her family — lives in a small Texas farming town with her parents, six brothers and grandfather. Although her grandfather is an imposing, somewhat scary figure, Callie forges a close relationship with him when she begins to share his interest in nature and science. Granddaddy takes her under his wing and teaches her about the scientific method and...

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