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Turtle in Paradise: The Graphic Novel

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Family secrets fuel lively tale of trying to fit in.

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age 7+

Based on 1 parent review

age 7+

Great for picky readers or those just beginning to like reading chapter books

My nine year old enjoyed it. It kept her interested and didn't have anything that wasn't age appropriate for her. She finished it within a day or two. She isn't a big reader usually but this was the exception. She is now reading it again and interested in finding more like it. I'm hoping she will read the actual novel soon!

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Is It Any Good?

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Moving away from home is hard, and this sensitive, heartfelt story captures the magic of meeting new friends and family members. Author Jennifer L. Holm depicts Turtle's quest to fit in in 1930s Florida, sending her on adventures in the water and on land. Illustrator Savana Ganucheau captures the tropical mood of the story. Young readers are likely to enjoy the extremely diverse cast of characters. Turtle is irresistible, and this graphic adaptation is a winner.

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