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The bug girl : (a true story) / by the bug girl herself, Sophia Spencer with Margaret McNamara ; illustrated by Kerasco√ęt.

Spencer, Sophia. (Author). McNamara, Margaret. (Added Author). Kerasco√ęt. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780735267527 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : Tundra Books, 2020

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"Sophia Spencer has loved bugs ever since a butterfly landed on her shoulder--and wouldn't leave!--at a butterfly conservancy when she was only two-and-a-half years old. In preschool and kindergarten, Sophia was thrilled to share what she knew about grasshoppers (her very favorite insects), as well as ants and fireflies... but by first grade, not everyone shared her enthusiasm. Some students bullied her, and Sophia stopped talking about bugs altogether. When Sophia's mother wrote to an entomological society looking for a bug scientist to be a pen pal for her daughter, she and Sophie were overwhelmed by the enthusiastic response--letters, photos, and videos came flooding in. Using the hashtag BugsR4Girls, scientists tweeted hundreds of times to tell Sophia to keep up her interest in bugs--and it worked!"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Spencer, Sophia > Juvenile fiction.
Insects > Juvenile fiction.
Entomology > Biography > Juvenile fiction.
Canadian fiction (English)
Genre: Autobiographies.


1 current hold with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Victoria JP Spenc 38080500282148 Juvenile Checked out 07/20/2020

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