Karl, Get Out of the Garden!

Anita Sanchez (author) Catherine Stock (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781607348337

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Do you know what a Solanum caule inermi herbaceo, foliis pinnatis incises, racemis simplicibus is?* Carolus (Karl) Linnaeus started off as a curious child who loved exploring the garden. Despite his intelligence - and his mother's scoldings - he was a poor student, preferring to be outdoors with his beloved plants and bugs. As he grew up, Karl's love of nature led him to take on a seemingly impossible task: to give a scientific name to every living thing on earth. The result was the Linnaean system - the basis for the classification system used by biologists around the world today. Backyard sciences are brought to life in beautiful color. Back matter includes more information about Linnaeus and scientific classification, a classification chart, a time line, source notes, resources for young readers, and a bibliography. *It's a tomato!

Reading Level
Lexile
770L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
R
ATOS
5.0
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Biographies Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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