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Calpurnia et Travis

(Calpurnia Tate #2)

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4.23  ·  Rating details ·  2,943 ratings  ·  605 reviews
A douze ans, le monde de Calpurnia Tate ne dépasse pas les limites du comté de Caldwell. Mais, pour qui sait regarder avec étonnement et curiosité, il y a là mille choses à découvrir. Son frère Travis rapporte à la maison un tatou, des geais bleus et un coyote, toutes sortes d'animaux sauvages qu'il veut apprivoiser en cachette. Et son grand-père initie Calpurnia aux mystè ...more
366 pages
Published June 2017 by L'Ecole des loisirs (first published May 1st 2015)
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Joan Enders I asked the same. She switched to the "Girl Vet" series. I think there are 4.
Patri I think it is not neccessary. This books continues with the "world of Calpurnia", but it isn't a strict contiuation of the first part.
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Sara Cantador
Sep 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
5/5
Es una historia distinta, pausada y que trata una gran variedad de temas de forma muy especial. Ha sido un libro que he disfrutado de principio a fin. Me ha encantado volver a encontrarme con Callie, seguir sus aventuras y travesuras, y disfrutar de una narración sencilla, inocente y simplemente brillante.
Reseña completa: http://nuubedepalabras.blogspot.com.e...
Wendy Darling
HOW DID I NOT KNOW THIS WAS COMING, THIS IS SO EXCITING.
High Plains Library District
Oh, Calpurnia Virginia Tate! If you were my daughter, I would tell you that I admire your spunk and tenacity to stand up and fight for what is right. I would tell you that I love how you love your little brother, Travis, and how you try to protect and teach him about the way life is…sometimes with disastrous or hilarious outcomes. I would tell you how proud I am of your fight to learn, learn, learn and not to become a persnickety, swooning woman only interested in stitching and playing the piano ...more
May
Oct 11, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: estantería
Calpurnia es de esas mujeres fuertes, audaces e inteligentes que marcan una novela de principio a fin"."

El curioso mundo de Calpurnia Tate es la secuela de La evolución de Calpurnia Tate, una novela maravillosa que trata temas tan importantes como el derecho universal a la educación, los derechos de las mujeres y las inquietudes intelectuales de una joven nacidad en pleno cambio de siglo a finales del diecinueve. Una secuela bastante a la altura de su primera novela y que gustará tanto como la
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Karissa
Feb 19, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book is the sequel to the book The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate. The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate was a book I absolutely adored so I was incredibly excited to hear that a sequel was coming out. However, I didn’t enjoy this book quite as much as the first one...it just didn’t have much of a point to it.

Travis, Calpurnia’s younger brother, keeps bringing home strays. Whether it’s stray rabbits, stray armadillos, or stray half coyote pups Callie is having a heck of a time hiding all the animals
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Serena.. Sery-ously?
Questo libro mette un'allegria e una voglia di vivere incredibili: Calpurnia 'Callie' Tate torna più forte che mai!!!

Pensavo sinceramente di trovare un'opera carina, scorrevole e nel complesso piacevole ma di certo non all'altezza dell'esordio di Jacqueline Kelly, che ho amato tantissimo: quanto mi sbagliavo! Piaciutissimo, ora sento anche un po' di vuoto e nostalgia :3
Calpurnia è un personaggio indimenticabile e sinceramente prototipo di eroina che mi piacerebbe incontrare un po' più spesso: de
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Krys
Imagine a girl who perfectly embodies the spirit of inquisitive youth; a precocious girl who could simultaneously be your little sister or your childhood best friend – That girl is Calpurnia Tate.

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly first came to my attention in 2009 when every single book industry person I knew systematically told me how charming and lovely a book it was (and is). I read the book and completely agreed with everything that I had heard. Calpurnia is a charming narr
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Anna [Floanne]
Curioso e meraviglioso, il mondo di Calpurnia!
Anche in questo secondo libro, il personaggio della piccola Callie stupisce per freschezza, simpatia, determinazione, intraprendenza e voglia di ritagliarsi un posto nel mondo.
Consigliatissimo a tutte le bambine che sognano in grande!
Kaguya
Dec 02, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
3,5 estrellas

No me ha resultado tan completo como el anterior, no hay una historia que se desarrolle como tal. En esta segunda parte simplemente te cuenta como Calpurnia sigue viviendo ahora intentando convertirse en una científica a tiempo completo. Un punto a su favor es que se centra en la relación de Calpurnia y su hermano pequeño Travis.

Me gusta mucho el trasfondo feminista de los libros de Calpurnia, los hace aún más bonitos de lo que ya son.
Roger Neyman
Feb 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiction
What a wonderful book! If you haven't already read the first in this (apparently) series, please do yourself a favor and read both of them.

Though it takes place at the turn of the twentieth century, the issues are relevant today. Add to that that the characterizations are delightful and the storytelling style wry and imaginative, and you have a recipe for many delightful hours immersed in Calpuria's struggles and triumphs.

I predict these books will long be regarded as classics of American lite
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Rachel Watkins
Calpurnia continues her scientific evaluation of the world around her in this second book about a young feminist and her brilliant grandfather who continues her studies by encouraging her to question, make her own barometer and dissect worms. As we witness Calpurnia come into her own as a strong girl, we also see her realize the societal limitations for girls and women at the turn of the century. I love this female character.
Tatyana Naumova
Я очень старалась растянуть книжку, но она все равно закончилась. Не слишком похожа на первую часть, меньше про науку, но больше про животных - и крошку енота, и койпса, и милую выдру, и даже про то, как манипулировать людьми с помощью тритона. Прочла, что следующие части уже планируются, и жажду дальше читать про Кэлпурнию!
Annette
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Notty
Nov 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Troppo bello il modo in cui racconta gli episodi e le osservazioni scientifiche
La Fenice Book
Jun 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Buonsera miei cari #FeniLettori, scrivo di getto questa recensione. Ho appena terminato il libro "Il mondo curioso di Calpurnia".

La lettura è tutt'altro che noiosa è qualcosa di unico e originale; Calpurnia è una bambina perfetta, con un’intelligenza sopra la media, purtroppo però si trova in un’epoca sbagliata, alla fine dell'ottocento inizi novecento e l'unico scopo di una donna a quei tempi era sposarsi, accudire la famiglia e avere dei bambini. Tutti la vedono così, anche i suoi genitori ma
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Maria
Callie Vee is continuing her exploration of the natural world. When she observes a seagull on her front porch hundreds of miles from the ocean, her grandfather sounds the warning to the coast. The huge hurricane, brings more changes to her life as her father goes off to help the survivors.

Why I started this book: I love the narration of the first, the gentle pace and story and above all Calpurnia's curiousity and love of learning.

Why I finished it: Same great ingredients from the first book! I r
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Patricia
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I was a great fan of Kelly's first book, The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate. I wasn't alone, it won a ton of awards including a Newbery honor. Which, I guess, means that this book came to pass, even as mediocre as it was. I couldn't find a plot thread to save my life, the entire book seemed to be episodic and rambling. Kelley also kept dropping broad hints as that other things would come to pass in a very "Duh, duh DUMMMMMM!!!!" way that set my teeth on edge, especially
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Chloe
Mar 30, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed the first in this series, The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate. It was a fabulous book loaded with science and feminist (definitely not man- hating) messages.

But the sequel wasn't the same. It still had science, but the feminist aspect of the plot ( which was more pronounced) was just left dangling. Plus, Kelly clearly had teachers telling her how much they loved to use her book in their classes, so this time she included diagrams, and, coincidentally, the experiments only used mater
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Joe Carper
Sep 22, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Este libro, al igual que su primera parte, me ha encantado. Me sigue encantando el personaje de Calpurnia, tan fuerte y luchadora siendo tan solo una niña.
La verdad no sé que tienen estos libros, ya que realmente no tienen una trama de planteamiento-nudo-desenlace. Simplemente cuenta cómo va creciendo Calpurnia, y cómo es el mundo que la rodea.
Es un libro, diría yo para ser claro, bonito.
4 estrellas, y espero que saquen una tercera parte.
Alicia
Sep 29, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Entretenido y rápido de leer.
Roberta
Una lettura leggera e rilassante. Molto carino, anche se non proprio all'altezza del primo.
Brendagarza
Oct 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: lecturas-2017
Me he vuelto a encontrar con esta maravillosa niña, Calpurnia, que entre sus grandes aventuras, nos enseña el mundo visto desde su muy particular punto de vista, sobre todo científico.
Calpurnia es una niña, como ella misma se denomina, naturalista, amante de la ciencia y que gracias a su abuelo ha aprendido a clasificar, plantas y animales, una niña que es la única mujer entre 6 varones en casa y ella lo único que quiere es que la dejen estudiar e ir a la Universidad, por supuesto, el único que
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Encarni Prados
Feb 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Nuestra amiga ya tiene 13 años y sigue igual, me encanta su personaje, su curiosidad y su forma de pensar. Hay personajes muy entrañables como su abuelo y su hermano Travis, amante de las mascotas. Espero que saquen el tercero pronto porque se lee muy bien y me gustaría saber qué pasa con ella.
Maritxu Olazabal
Sigue siendo la historia que me hubiera gustado leer de chavala.
Mariatakones
Mar 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Acabado este libro sobre Calpurnia y ahora no sé qué voy a hacer con mi vida... Necesito saber más de esta magnífica niña. De esta niña que no se conforma con el rol que como mujer de 1900 le han asignado. Definitivamente, soy fan absoluta de esta gran futura mujer.
Jennifer
Feb 14, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I loved the first book, and this one was just as good. Charming and interesting, I felt like I learned a lot, cringed some, gasped a few times and even laughed out loud. And thanks to the silhouetted cat on the front I can check this off my book challenge for this year as the "book with a cat on the cover." Perfect book for a budding scientist, girl or boy, and a good family read aloud.
Emily
Nov 18, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I loved The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate, and was very excited to hear there was a sequel. I devoured this book in just a couple of days and enjoyed every minute of it. While it didn't hold up quite as well as Evolution, it was still a really great story. I just love Calpurnia as a character. She is so smart and spunky. I wish that the rest of her family could see that!

I loved to see more of the brother and sister dynamic with Calpurnia and Travis, and I loved seeing Calpurnia come into her own a
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Alison
Every bit as enjoyable and engrossing as the first book of Calpurnia's adventures. Once again Jacqueline Kelly's writing is studded with rich vocabulary but flows with so much ease that you can sink right into it and float there for days. Each time I put this book down I hankered to pick it up again. Calpurnia's spunk and determination make her a joy to watch and a great source for empowerment. Pet lovers will find an especially keen entry point into this story, and history lovers will rejoice! ...more
Brittany
Mar 31, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kids
I just love Calpurnia Tate. She's smart, kind and determined and there is no better role model for young girls. You could read this book as a stand alone, but I think there is little chance that you could resist reading both. Her love of science and nature continue in this story, but she's not working as closely with Grandfather as much and instead takes interest in a new vet that moves to town. She continues to question her future and how being a girl plays into that. The ending events felt a l ...more
steph
This one I liked just a little less than the first one but oh, it was good. I really liked Callie from the first book and this book just solidified my love of her. She is strong and smart and her starting to realize in this book that she doesn't get treated the same as her brothers because she is a girl hurt. I want a third book but I'm afraid that Callie, who got the scientific brains that none of her six brothers got, will wind up being exactly who her parents want her to be in book three- a w ...more
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Jacqueline Kelly was born in New Zealand and moved with her parents to western Canada at an early age. She grew up in the dense rain forests of Vancouver Island, so you can imagine her shock some years later when her family moved to the desert of El Paso, Texas. She attended university in El Paso and medical school in Galveston (lovingly known as “Galvatraz” among the inmates). She practiced medic ...more

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Él levantó la vista, más bien sorprendido. ¿Por qué? ¿Se suponía que debía quedarme ahí en plan decorativo? ¿Por qué no aprovechar la ocasión para aprender algo nuevo? El abuelo me decía siempre que la vida está llena de ocasiones para aprender y que uno debía tratar de captar todo lo que pudiera de un experto en un campo concreto, daba igual cual fuese.”
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