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Author Holm, Jennifer L.

Title Turtle in paradise / by Jennifer L. Holm.

Imprint New York : Random House, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  813.54 H73t 2010    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 191 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Note "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 that inspired the characters in her novel.
Summary 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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Awards Newbery Honor, 2011
Subject Cousins -- Juvenile fiction.
Families -- Florida -- Juvenile fiction.
Depressions -- 1929 -- Juvenile fiction.
Key West (Fla.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Cousins -- Fiction.
Family life -- Florida -- Fiction.
Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.
Key West (Fla.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Depressions -- 1929 -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Adventure fiction -- Juvenile.
ISBN 9780375836886 (trade)
0375836888 (trade)
9780375936883 (lib bdg)
0375936882 (lib bdg)
9780375836909 (pbk.)
037583690X (pbk.)
9780375893162 (ebook)
0375893164 (ebook)

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