Turtle in paradise / by Jennifer L. Holm.

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.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Holm, Jennifer L.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Random House, c2010.
Edition:1st ed.
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Description
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.
Item Description:"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.
Physical Description:191 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Audience:Grades 3-6 (School Library Journal)
Awards:Newbery Honor, 2011
Booklist Editors' Choice Books for Youth, 2010.
Volunteer State Book Award, 3-5, nominee, 2013.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-189).
ISBN:9780375836886 (trade)
0375836888 (trade)
9780375936883 (lib bdg)
0375936882 (lib bdg)
9780375836909 (pbk.)
037583690X (pbk.)