The Resource The Bug Girl

The Bug Girl

Label
The Bug Girl
Title
The Bug Girl
Creator
Subject
Summary
Real-life 7-year-old Sophia Spencer was bullied for loving bugs until hundreds of women scientists rallied around her. Now Sophie tells her inspiring story in this picture book that celebrates women in science, bugs of all kinds, and the importance of staying true to yourself. 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! Sophia has since appeared on Good Morning America, The Today Show, and NPR, and she continues to share her love of bugs with others
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Spencer, Sophia
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Nature
  • Picture Book Nonfiction
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
Label
The Bug Girl
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:c58705c9-0ba8-422c-bfbc-f8690063c3ed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780525645955
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Bug Girl
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:c58705c9-0ba8-422c-bfbc-f8690063c3ed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780525645955
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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