Chance and the Butterfly by Maggie De Vries
(Orca Young Readers)

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Every time Chance turns around, he gets in trouble. In school, he can't sit still. Reading is hard and math is harder, but anything to do with science fascinates him. When his class starts raising butterflies from caterpillars, Chance is hooked. School is suddenly fun again, but when he decides to take his caterpillar home, he learns that loving something often means letting it go.

About Maggie De Vries

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Maggie de Vries lives in Vancouver on the banks of the Fraser River, and in recent years has grown increasingly fascinated by the fish that swim in the river and the birds that fly above it. Maggie also teaches creative writing at UBC and UNBC, travels regularly to lead writing workshops with children and teachers, and occasionally edits children's books
Published June 1, 2011 by Orca Book Publishers. 136 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Nature & Wildlife. Fiction

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