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Turtle In Paradise

Author : Jennifer L. Holm
ISBN : 0375893164
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 63. 11 MB
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In Jennifer L. Holm's New York Times bestselling, Newbery Honor winning middle grade historical fiction novel, life isn't like the movies. But then again, 11-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 jobs and money and sometimes even dreams are scarce. So when Turtle's mama gets a job housekeeping for a lady who doesn't like kids, Turtle says goodbye without a tear and heads off to Key West, Florida to live with relatives she's never met. Florida's like nothing Turtle's ever seen before though. It's hot and strange, full of rag tag boy cousins, family secrets, scams, and even buried pirate treasure! Before she knows what's happened, Turtle finds herself coming out of the shell she's spent her life building, and as she does, her world opens up in the most unexpected ways. Filled with adventure, humor and heart, Turtle in Paradise is an instant classic both boys and girls with love. Includes an Author's Note with photographs and further background on the Great Depression, as well as additional resources and websites. Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews: "Sweet, funny and superb." Starred Review, Booklist: "Just the right mixture of knowingness and hope . . . a hilarious blend of family drama seasoned with a dollop of adventure."

The Turtle Paradise Gahirmatha

Author : Madhab C. Dash
ISBN : UCSD:31822007474851
Genre : Lepidochelys olivacea
File Size : 71. 30 MB
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Surfing Paradise Turtle Dudes

Author : Byron Bending
ISBN : 9781468929751
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 47. 21 MB
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The story is about the surfing turtle dudes, driving up to Queensland and surfing all the great beaches on the Gold Coast.

The Fourteenth Goldfish

Author : Jennifer L. Holm
ISBN : 9780307974365
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 78. 17 MB
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Believe in the possible . . . with this "warm, witty, and wise" New York Times bestselling novel from three-time Newbery Honor winner Jennifer L. Holm. A perfect read about a child's relationship with her grandfather! Galileo. Newton. Salk. Oppenheimer. Science can change the world . . . but can it go too far? Eleven-year-old Ellie has never liked change. She misses fifth grade. She misses her old best friend. She even misses her dearly departed goldfish. Then one day a strange boy shows up. He’s bossy. He’s cranky. And weirdly enough . . . he looks a lot like Ellie’s grandfather, a scientist who’s always been slightly obsessed with immortality. Could this pimply boy really be Grandpa Melvin? Has he finally found the secret to eternal youth? With a lighthearted touch and plenty of humor, Jennifer Holm celebrates the wonder of science and explores fascinating questions about life and death, family and friendship, immortality . . . and possibility. "Warm, witty and wise"—The New York Times "Awesomely strange and startlingly true-to-life. It makes you wonder what's possible." -- Rebecca Stead, Newbery Medal-winning author of When You Reach Me SUNSHINE STATE AWARD FINALIST!

Dreaming In Turtle

Author : Peter Laufer
ISBN : 9781250128102
Genre : Nature
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A fascinating exploration into the world of turtles across the globe; Laufer charts the lore, love, and peril to a beloved species. Dreaming in Turtle is a compelling story of a stalwart animal prized from prehistory through to today—an animal threatened by human greed, pragmatism, and rationalization. It stars turtles and shady and heroic human characters both, in settings ranging from luxury redoubts to degraded habitats, during a time when the confluence of easy global trade, limited supply, and inexhaustible demand has accelerated the stress on species. The growth of the middle class in high-population regions like China, where the turtle is particularly valued, feeds this perfect storm into which the turtle finds itself lashed. This is a tale not just of endangered turtles but also one of overall human failings, frailties, and vulnerabilities—all punctuated by optimistic hope for change fueled by dedicated turtle champions.

The Turtle Tale

Author : Latoya Newman
ISBN : 9781479168507
Genre : Children's stories, Jamaican
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Whoever said that life in the Islands was all fun and relaxation had never met Solomon the turtle. Join the World's slowest-moving hero as he is forced to abandon his home just minutes after being hatched. Follow him as he barely escapes being eaten alive, survives life as a household pet, battles smugglers, rescues baby turtles and even talks to humans; all in one lifetime.

Papers Presented At The Expert Consultation On Interactions Between Sea Turtles And Fisheries Within An Ecosystem Context

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ISBN : 9251052387
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The original report published in 2004 (ISBN 925105542)

Biology And Conservation Of Ridley Sea Turtles

Author : Pamela T. Plotkin
ISBN : 0801886112
Genre : Nature
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Here Plotkin and her colleagues reveal the nature of these species and the steps needed to make sure they remain a permanent part of the marine environment.

Full Of Beans

Author : Jennifer L. Holm
ISBN : 9780553510393
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 44. 70 MB
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Winner of the Scott O'Dell Award Five Starred Reviews! A New York Public Library Best Book for Kids, 2016 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. Return to the wonderful world of Newbery Honor Book Turtle in Paradise through the eyes of Turtle’s cousin Beans! "A surprising coming-of-age story with a remarkably honest message." —The New York Times "[Holm] captures this colorful slice of Depression history with her usual vivacious wit. . . . Children will love Beans." —Shelf Awareness, Starred "A novel as entertaining as the motion pictures [Beans] loves to see."—The Horn Book Magazine, Starred “Inspired by actual events, Holm’s talent for writing historical fiction is on full display. . . . Interesting family and small-town dynamics further enrich this fascinating account of a young boy’s life in Florida’s ‘Recovery Key.’” —Booklist, Starred "Filled with humor, heart, and warmth." —Kirkus Review, Starred "Entertaining and illuminating historical fiction." —Publishers Weekly, Starred

Advances In Ecology And Environmental Sciences

Author : P C Mishra
ISBN : 8170246768
Genre : Ecology
File Size : 53. 86 MB
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