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Turtle Boy

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Turtle Boy by M. Evan Wolkenstein
Paperback $7.99
May 11, 2021 | ISBN 9780593121597
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Praise

Turtle Boy is a marvelous coming-of-age story . . . about bravery and the redemptive power of friendship. A perfect summer read.” —Kveller

“Turtle Boy—both boy and book—is a winner.” —Booklist, starred review

“A story about what it means to be brave when all you want to do is hide in your shell.” —Lynne Kelly, author of Song for a Whale

“A wholesome blend of humor and grief, Will’s story will appeal to younger and older readers alike. A beautiful debut that wears its heart on its sleeve.” —The Nerd Daily

“A strong debut novel about grief, loss, and coming out of one’s shell.” —School Library Journal

“A satisfying arc, from sadness to dawning hope and strength.” —Kirkus Reviews

“A masterful mingling of deeply resonant themes, including self-esteem, loneliness, loss, and the rewards of improbable friendships.” —Publishers Weekly

 

 

 


Awards

Sydney Taylor Book Award, Association of Jewish Libraries WINNER 2021

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