The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate - Chapters 13 and 14 Summary & Analysis

Jacqueline Kelly
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Chapters 13 and 14 Summary

As they are waiting to hear from the Smithsonian, instead a letter comes from the photographer asking whether they have heard news about the plant. Granddaddy tells Callie to respond and she is thrilled to be writing scientific correspondence. When she takes the letter to the post office, she refuses to answer the clerk's questions about why she's writing these letters because she doesn't want people to laugh at her grandfather if they are wrong about the new species. She decides to keep busy with science, her special collections and school work.

In Chapter 14, Callie is taking good care of the plant and it begins to thrive. Trying to pass the time, she decides to take on a new experiment and goes outside to chop cotton. When Viola sees her, she becomes very upset and insists that she come inside. Viola...

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