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Turtle in paradise

Author: Jennifer L Holm
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2010.
Series: Yearling Newbery
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In 1935, when her mother gets a job housekeeping for a woman who does not like children, eleven-year-old Turtle is sent to stay with relatives she has never met in far away Key West, Florida.
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Adventure fiction
Historical fiction
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Holm, Jennifer L.
Turtle in paradise.
New York : Random House, c2010
(OCoLC)735122407
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer L Holm
ISBN: 9780375836886 0375836888 9780375836909 037583690X 9780375893162 0375893164 9780375936883 0375936882 0329839012 9780329839017 9780606238779 0606238778 9780329944926 0329944924 1484499875 9781484499870
OCLC Number: 373560480
Notes: Companion: Full of Beans.
"A Junior Library Guild selection"--Jkt. flap.
Author's note includes photographs and information about Key West in the 1930s and some of the real inhabitants who inspired the characters in her novel.
Awards: Newbery Honor, 2011
Booklist Editors' Choice Books for Youth, 2010.
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011
Description: 191 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Rotten kids --
Paradise lost --
Lucky as an orphan --
The conch telegraph --
Can you spare a nickel, pal? --
The truth of the matter --
Terry and Pat --
A big, happy family --
The diaper gang knows --
The man of the house --
Ladies who lunch --
Hard times --
Believing in monsters --
Lying, stealing, no-good kids --
A dream come true --
The rescue party --
A Hollywood ending --
Paradise found.
Series Title: Yearling Newbery
Responsibility: by Jennifer L. Holm.

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In 1935, when her mother gets a job housekeeping for a woman who does not like children, eleven-year-old Turtle is sent to stay with relatives she has never met in far away Key West, Florida.

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