Turtle in Paradise: The Graphic Novel

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Product Details
Price
$12.99  $12.08
Publisher
Random House Graphic
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.0 X 0.8 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780593126301

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About the Author
Jennifer L. Holm's great-grandmother emigrated from the Bahamas to Key West in 1897. Jennifer is the author of two Newbery Honor books, Our Only May Amelia and Penny from Heaven. She is also the author of several other highly praised books, including Middle School Is Worse Than Meatloaf and the Babymouse graphic novel series, which she collaborates on with her brother, Matthew Holm. Jennifer lives in California with her husband and two children. You can visit her Web site at www.jenniferholm.com.
Reviews
Reviews for Turtle in Paradise: The Graphic Novel

"A lively adaptation certain to entertain readers old and new." --Kirkus Reviews

"Adventure, friendship, and unforgettable characters make for a perfect tale. This graphic novel adaptation will sit comfortably on the shelf alongside books by Faith Erin Hicks, Jen Wang, and Victoria Jamieson." --School Library Journal, starred review

Reviews for Turtle in Paradise

"Sweet, funny and superb" --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Turtle is just the right mixture of knowingness and hope; the plot is a hilarious blend of family dramas seasoned with a dollop of adventure." --Booklist, starred review

"This humorous adventure effectively portrays Turtle as caught between her mother's Hollywood-inspired dreams and the very real family . . . that offer a different kind of paradise." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"This richly detailed novel was inspired by Holm's great-grandmother's stories. Readers who enjoy melodic, humorous tales of the past won't want to miss it." --School Library Journal, starred review