Turtle in Paradise

Turtle in Paradise

Jennifer L. Holm

In Jennifer L. Holm's manhattan instances bestselling, Newbery Honor successful heart grade ancient fiction novel, existence is different from the films. yet nonetheless, 11-year-old Turtle is not any Shirley Temple. She's clever and difficult and has obvious adequate of the area to not anticipate a Hollywood finishing. in any case, it is 1935 and jobs and cash and infrequently even desires are scarce. So while Turtle's mama will get a role housework for a girl who does not like little ones, Turtle says so long and not using a tear and heads off to Key West, Florida to stay with kin she's by no means met. Florida's like not anything Turtle's ever obvious earlier than notwithstanding. it really is scorching and weird, choked with rag tag boy cousins, relatives secrets and techniques, scams, or even buried pirate treasure! ahead of she is aware what is occurred, Turtle reveals herself popping out of the shell she's spent her lifestyles development, and as she does, her international opens up within the such a lot unforeseen methods. jam-packed with event, humor and heart, Turtle in Paradise is an quick vintage either girls and boys with love.

Includes an Author's notice with photos and additional historical past at the nice melancholy, in addition to extra assets and websites.

Starred overview, Kirkus Reviews:
"Sweet, humorous and superb."

Starred assessment, Booklist:
"Just the correct mix of knowingness and desire . . . a hilarious mixture of family members drama pro with a dollop of adventure."

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