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Turtle in paradise

Author: Jennifer L Holm
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Braille book : Braille : 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: History
Fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer L Holm
OCLC Number: 818009214
Notes: "A Junior Library Guild selection"--Jacket flap.
Author's note includes photographs and information about Key West in the 1930s and some of the real inhabitants that inspired the characters in her novel.
Reproduction Notes: Braille. Kansas City, Kan. : Delores R. Benjamin Braille Transcribers. 3 v. ; 30 cm.
Awards: William Allen White Award List, 2012-2013
Newbery Honor, 2011
Booklist Editors' Choice Books for Youth, 2010.
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011
Golden Kite Honor (Fiction), 2011
Target Audience: Grades 3-6 (School Library Journal).
Description: 191 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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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