Skunked! by Jacqueline Kelly
Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet

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From Newbery honor author Jacqueline Kelly comes a new illustrated chapter book series for younger readers featuring the beloved characters from The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate. In Calpurnia Tate, Animal Doctor in Training, Callie Vee, Travis, and Dr. Pritzker help animals big and small.

When soft-hearted Travis discovers an abandoned baby skunk, he can't help but bring him home and take care of him. Stinky, as Travis names him, settles in pretty well. But when Travis discovers Stinky's litter-mate, Winky, who is in need of some help, things get complicated around the Tate house. One skunk is a piece of cake; two is just asking for trouble. Will Travis and Callie be able to keep the critters away from Mother's careful eyes―and nose?

 

About Jacqueline Kelly

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Jacqueline Kelly was born in New Zealand and raised in Canada. She now makes her home with her husband and various cats and dogs in Austin and Fentress, Texas. She is a practicing physician. Her first novel, The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate, was a Newbery Honor winner. jacquelinekelly.com/Clint G. Young was born and lives in Dallas, Texas. cgyoung.com/cy/default.aspx
 
Published October 4, 2016 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR). 112 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The first installment in a new series for this audience, it offers plentiful illustrations, hair-raising adventures, heartwarming moments, and also a bit of science (especially about skunks) and history (the story takes place in Texas at the turn of the 20th century).

Oct 04 2016 | Read Full Review of Skunked!: Calpurnia Tate, Gir...

Gr 2–4—Award-winning author Kelly introduces the "Calpurnia Tate" series to a younger audience. The year is 1901, and Calpurnia lives in a big white house in Texas with her mother, father, grandfather, and six brothers. Living with so many brothers can bring excitement and, at times, trouble. Hig...

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