Book Review: Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet #4 by Jacqueline Kelly

CalpurniaCalpurnia Tate: A Prickly Problem (Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet #4)
Jacqueline Kelly
9781627798754, Henry Holt, hardcover, $15.99, Pub. Date: April 10, 2018

Publisher’s Description: 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?

WildlyRead Thoughts: The original Calpurnia Tate was a Newbery Award-winning novel. The new Calpurnia Tate is a series of beginning chapter books that is perfect for the young reader who loves animals. Though the odds are stacked against her as a female in the early 1900s, Calpurnia is determined to become a vet. She is kind to those in need, she stands up to bullies, and she’s curious about the world around her. I wish I could have been friends with Calpurnia when I was younger! Age 7+

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