Who Gives a Hoot?: Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet (Paperback)

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From Newbery Honor author Jacqueline Kelly comes a third title in her illustrated chapter book series for younger readers featuring the beloved characters from The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate.

Out in their boat exploring the San Marcos River, Callie and Granddaddy see all kinds of nature—fish, mockingbirds, ammonites, and more. But when Callie spots an owl in the water, she knows it's in trouble. With quick thinking and quick action, she and Granddaddy bring the bird aboard—but will they be able to save its life?

Don't miss the other books in the Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet series:
Skunked!
Counting Sheep
Who Gives a Hoot?

Praise for Skunked!: Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet:
“Expect a fresh crop of Calpurnia readers to simply enjoy this on its own considerable merits.” —The Bulletin

“This is a great progression from the Lois Lowry books and Laura Ingalls Wilder’s ‘Little House’ books.” —Children's Literature

"This engaging introductory chapter book contains the added benefit of introducing readers to science and nature terminology as well as a bit of Texas history. . . . Entertaining, humorous, and informative." —School Library Journal, starred review on Skunked!: Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet

Praise for The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate:
“Six years after debuting in Kelly's Newbery Honor-winning The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate, the budding Texas scientist returns, as curious and charming as ever, and now preoccupied with fauna instead of flora . . . Happily, the episodic narrative leaves the door wide open for further adventures—if we're lucky.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review on The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate

“Animal lovers will revel in the abundant anecdotes about the benevolent country vet and Travis' mangy strays—some heart-wrenching, some hilarious—while learning plenty about nature ("from pond water up to the stars"), the deadly 1900 Galveston hurricane, and early Texas history as recounted by Callie's scholarly and beloved Granddaddy. A warm, welcome stand-alone companion to Kelly's lauded debut.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review on The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate

“Well worth waiting for . . . Readers will flock to this sequel” —Booklist, starred review on The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate

“Humor and little heartbreaks abound as Callie learns animal care under the tutelage of Dr. Pritzker, the town's veterinarian. . . .” —School Library Journal, starred review on The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate

Praise for The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate:
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate is the most delightful historical novel for tweens in many, many years. …Callie's struggles to find a place in the world where she'll be encouraged in the gawky joys of intellectual curiosity are fresh, funny, and poignant today.” —The New Yorker, "Book Bench" section on The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

“In her debut novel, Jacqueline Kelly brings to vivid life a boisterous small-town family at the dawn of a new century. And she especially shines in her depiction of the natural world that so intrigues Callie . . . Readers will want to crank up the A.C. before cracking the cover, though. That first chapter packs a lot of summer heat.” —The Washington Post on The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

About the Author


Jacqueline Kelly won the Newbery Honor for her first book, The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate. She was born in New Zealand and raised in Canada, in the dense rainforests of Vancouver Island. Her family then moved to El Paso, Texas, and Kelly attended college in El Paso, then went on to medical school in Galveston. After practicing medicine for many years, she went to law school at the University of Texas, and after several years of law practice, realized she wanted to write fiction. Her first story was published in the Mississippi Review in 2001. She now makes her home with her husband and various cats and dogs in Austin and Fentress, Texas.

Jennifer L. Meyer is an award-winning artist whose work has been featured multiple times in the Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art annual, Spectrum. Born into a fantasy-loving military family, she grew up a big fan of comics, reading, and drawing animals (especially bunnies). Jennifer's art has appeared in comic books, children's books, graphic novels, and other media. She is the illustrator of the Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet series by Jacqueline Kelly.

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Praise for Skunked!: Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet:
“Expect a fresh crop of Calpurnia readers to simply enjoy this on its own considerable merits.” —The Bulletin

“This is a great progression from the Lois Lowry books and Laura Ingalls Wilder’s ‘Little House’ books.” —Children's Literature

"This engaging introductory chapter book contains the added benefit of introducing readers to science and nature terminology as well as a bit of Texas history. . . . Entertaining, humorous, and informative." —School Library Journal, starred review on Skunked!: Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet

Praise for The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate:
“Six years after debuting in Kelly's Newbery Honor-winning The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate, the budding Texas scientist returns, as curious and charming as ever, and now preoccupied with fauna instead of flora . . . Happily, the episodic narrative leaves the door wide open for further adventures—if we're lucky.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review on The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate

“Animal lovers will revel in the abundant anecdotes about the benevolent country vet and Travis' mangy strays—some heart-wrenching, some hilarious—while learning plenty about nature ("from pond water up to the stars"), the deadly 1900 Galveston hurricane, and early Texas history as recounted by Callie's scholarly and beloved Granddaddy. A warm, welcome stand-alone companion to Kelly's lauded debut.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review on The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate

“Well worth waiting for . . . Readers will flock to this sequel” —Booklist, starred review on The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate

“Humor and little heartbreaks abound as Callie learns animal care under the tutelage of Dr. Pritzker, the town's veterinarian. . . .” —School Library Journal, starred review on The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate

Praise for The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate:
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate is the most delightful historical novel for tweens in many, many years. …Callie's struggles to find a place in the world where she'll be encouraged in the gawky joys of intellectual curiosity are fresh, funny, and poignant today.” —The New Yorker, "Book Bench" section on The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

“In her debut novel, Jacqueline Kelly brings to vivid life a boisterous small-town family at the dawn of a new century. And she especially shines in her depiction of the natural world that so intrigues Callie . . . Readers will want to crank up the A.C. before cracking the cover, though. That first chapter packs a lot of summer heat.” —The Washington Post on The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

Product Details
ISBN: 9781250143396
ISBN-10: 125014339X
Publisher: Square Fish
Publication Date: April 10th, 2018
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet

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