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  • ISBN: 0375893164 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9780375893162 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (191 p.)
    remote
    electronic resource
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, c2010.

Content descriptions

General Note: Reading level: grade 3, 4, and 5.
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.
"A Junior Library Guild selection"--Jkt. flap.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Cousins -- Juvenile fiction
Families -- Florida -- Juvenile fiction
Adventure stories
Key West (Fla.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction
Depressions -- 1929 -- Juvenile fiction
Cousins -- Fiction
Family life -- Florida -- Fiction
Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction
Key West (Fla.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction
Depressions -- 1929 -- Fiction
Historical
Adventure stories
Cousins
Depressions
Families
Florida
Florida -- Key West
Genre: Electronic books.
Fiction.
History.
Juvenile works.

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