Ten-year-old Samantha Hansen is a mad scientist. But not the crazy kindshe doesn t blow stuff up or mix potions or dissect bugs. She just loves scienceespecially rocksand figuring out how the world around her works. But there are some things there just isn t a scientific answer for. Like, why can t her bossy big sister keep her hands off Sam s rock collection? And why can t Sam control her temper? There are some bigger questions, too, like why did her father have to die? And why won t her mom talk about him anymore?When Sam s mom announces a family trip to the Grand Canyon, it s a dream come true. But it s also a challenge: If Sam can t learn to calm down and ignore her irritating sister, she s going to miss her chance to see one of the world s 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.F&P level: S"
Samantha Hansen Has Rocks in Her Head