Ten-year-old Samantha Hansen is a mad scientist. But not the crazy kindashe doesnat blow stuff up or mix potions or dissect bugs. She just loves scienceaespecially rocksaand figuring out how the world around her works. But there are some things there just isnat a scientific answer for. Like, why canat her bossy big sister keep her hands off Samas rock collection? And why canat Sam control her temper? There are some bigger questions, too, like why did her father have to die? And why wonat her mom talk about him anymore? When Samas mom announces a family trip to the Grand Canyon, itas a dream come true. But itas also a challenge: If Sam canat learn to calm down and ignore her irritating sister, sheas going to miss her chance to see one of the worldas biggest rocks and maybe find the answers to some of her questions. Samantha Hansen Has Rocks in Her Head is a hilarious and touching debut that introduces an exuberant new character who studies the world around her as she discovers what is in her own heart. FaP level: SaAnd now you want to get on Moma#39;s good side, so shea#39;ll let you go on the trip.a I nod again. ... Jen smiles a big smile. aWill you ... Jen is also an expert mixer- plugger-inner, and in no time she has my batter looking like the batter on the cake box.
|Title||:||Samantha Hansen Has Rocks in Her Head|
|Publisher||:||Abrams - 2013-06-03|