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Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet

Series

Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet

Written by Jacqueline Kelly with illustrations from Teagan White and Jennifer L. Meyer

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.

Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet

Books in this series

Written by Jacqueline Kelly with illustrations from Teagan White and Jennifer L. Meyer - Animals , Children's, Children's 7-10, Fiction, Historical Fiction

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?

Written by Jacqueline Kelly and illustrated by Teagan White and Jennifer L. Meyer - Animals , Children's 7-10, Fiction, Historical Fiction

In this second book in the Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet series, Callie takes a hands-on approach to animal doctoring. When Callie and Granddaddy go exploring by the river, Callie discovers a leaf covered with spots. Those spots, it turns out, are eggs, and those eggs become butterflies. One of her newly hatched butterflies has a problem, though --- its wing is broken. Can Callie find a way to help this butterfly fly? Mother's prize sheep, Snow White, is pregnant and about to give birth. With Dr. Pritzker off helping a colicky horse, it falls to Callie to deliver the lamb. Will Callie be able to take the situation in hand?

Written by Jacqueline Kelly with illustrations by Jennifer L. Meyer - Animals , Fiction

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?

by Jacqueline Kelly - Animals , Children's 7-10, Fiction, Historical Fiction
In this story in the Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet chapter book series, Callie must help the family dog out of a prickly situation. When the Tate family dog, Ajax, has a run-in with a porcupine, things get prickly --- and dangerous --- quickly. It'll take Callie's quick thinking and doctoring, along with a little help from Dr. Pritzker, to make things right. Will Ajax learn to leave other critters alone?