The Bug Girl

The Bug Girl

(a True Story)

Book - 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!
Publisher: New York :, Schwartz & Wade Books,, [2020]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780525645931
0525645934
9780525645948
0525645942
Branch Call Number: J 92 S746a 2020
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm

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