Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Skunked by Jacqueline Kelly - ADVISABLE

Kelly, Jacqueline Skunked! (Calpurnia Tate #2), illustrated by Jennifer Meyer. 106 pgs. Macmillan (Henry Holt) 2016. $15.99. Content: G.  

When Calpurnia’s brother Travis brings home an orphaned baby skunk, Calpurnia scrambles to help care for the secret pet - an animal no one wants, but is so cute! But when Travis goes back to the hollow tree, there’s another surprise.  

The first in a new series (Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet)  this heartwarming easy reader is a sweet story with enough action and skunks that the boys will like it too. A spin off of the older reader (The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate) no prior understanding of the book is required to enjoy this fun historical read.  

EL (K-3) - ADVISABLE  Lisa Librarian

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