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  • ISBN: 9780553510393 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2016.

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Summary, etc.:
Newbery Honor Book Turtle in Paradise is beloved by readers, and now they can return to this wonderful world through the eyes of Turtle's cousin Beans. Grown-ups lie. That's one truth Beans knows for sure. He and his gang know how to spot a whopper a mile away, because they are the savviest bunch of barefoot conchs (that means "locals") in all of Key West. Not that Beans really minds; it's 1934, the middle of the Great Depression. With no jobs on the island, and no money anywhere, who can really blame the grown-ups for telling a few tales? Besides, Beans isn't anyone's fool. In fact, he has plans. Big plans. And the consequences might surprise even Beans himself.Praise: "As a storyteller, Holm is superb."- School Library Journal "Holm impressively wraps pathos with comedy."- Booklist "Anyone interested in learning to write crowd-pleasing historical fiction for elementary school readers would be wise to study Holm's work."- Publishers Weekly, starred review "Sweet, funny and superb."- Kirkus Reviews, Starred ReviewFrom the Hardcover edition.
Target Audience Note:
Text Difficulty 2
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
3.8 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note:
Electronic reproduction. New York : Random House Books for Young Readers, 2016. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 5750 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Juvenile Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Juvenile Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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