Hazel's Theory of Evolution
Hazel knows a lot about the world. That’s because when she’s not hanging with her best friend or helping her two moms ...more
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Can I just say that I consider Lisa Jenn Bigelow one of the most underrated middle grade writers whose books I've had the pleasure to read? Last year, her book DRUM ROLL, PLEASE was one of my favorite reads of the year, and now HAZEL'S THEORY OF EVOLUTION has also captured my heart. I sincerely hope you'll add this book to your TBR list to when it's released on October 8th.
Due to school zone restructuring, Hazel is forced to go to ...more
Hazel’s Theory of Evolution by Lisa Jenn Bigelow
Release date: 10/8/19
From the author of DRUM ROLL, PLEASE comes this quiet, character-driven, middle-grade novel overflowing with heart and raw emotion.
Introverted eighth-grader, Hazel, lives a peaceful life on a goat farm with her animal books, two moms, and her older brother. Her life takes an unwelcome turn when the school districts are redrawn and s ...more
Ugh! Do you remember the uncertainty and anxiety of middle school? Remember analyzing everything you said, everything others have said to you? Hazel's Theory of Evolution brought me right back to that time of constant self-doubt, and as uncomfortable as it was, I loved it. Hazel is a quiet kid, eager to hibernate through her first year of a new school. But inside, she's full of emotion, guts, and introspection. She is smar ...more
Great story told from Hazel's point of view. She is an eighth grader who has been re-districted. She left behind her friends and familiarity and is entering a new middle school for one year before going to the local HS. Although her best friend, Becca, promises to keep in touch, things start to fall apart as the months progress.
Hazel lives with her two moms and an older brother. Her mom makes soaps and lotions from the goat milk their farm produces and Mimi i ...more
When I was seven, I decided to become an author. I attempted my first novel the following summer, about a brave princess joining forces with elves and fairies to overthrow the evil king and queen. It was seven pages long.
My lov ...more