Turtle in paradise [electronic resource] / by Jennifer L. Holm. - SHERLOC
Turtle in paradise [electronic resource] / by Jennifer L. Holm.
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New York : Random House, c2010.
9780375893162 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
0375893164 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
1 online resource (191 p.)
Cousins -- Juvenile fiction.
Families -- Florida -- Juvenile fiction.
Depressions -- 1929 -- Juvenile fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.
Key West (Fla.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Includes bibliographical references.
"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.
Reading level: grade 3, 4, and 5.
Description based on print version record.
Young Hoosier Book Award, 2012-2013, 4-6 Nominee.
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.