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Product description

Life isn’t like the movies, and eleven-year-old Turtle is no Shirley Temple. She’s smart and tough and has seen enough of the world not to expect a Hollywood ending. After all, it’s 1935, and money and dreams are scarce in the Great Depression. So when Turtle’s mother gets a job housekeeping for a lady who doesn’t like kids, Turtle says goodbye and heads off to Florida to live with relatives. But when she arrives in Florida, she finds a place of rag-tag boy cousins, family secrets and sunny skies. And as Turtle finds herself coming out of her shell, a little bit of paradise unfolds…. Three-time Newbery Honor winner Jennifer L. Holm blends family lore with a vivid portrait of the past in this charming gem of a novel, rich in the unique flavours of America’s Key West.

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780375836909

Lexile measure

610L Lexiles are the global standard in reading assessment. They are unique as they are able to measure a child and a book on the same scale – ensuring the right book gets to the right child at the right time.

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