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Hurry, Little Tortoise, Time for School!

by Carrie Finison, illustrated by Erin Kraan
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: school & education, emotions & feelings, turtles

It's the first day of school and Little Tortoise is worried. Can she get there on time?

It's the first day of school and Little Tortoise is ready with a backpack filled with new school supplies. Little Tortoise can't wait to get to school and tries very hard not to be the last student there.
 
But soon Cheetah, Llama, and even a snail on a scooter, …

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Rodney Was a Tortoise

by Nan Forler, illustrated by Yong Ling Kang
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: death & dying, friendship, turtles

This comforting and gently humorous picture book about bereavement and the strength of friendship shows how a child overcomes the sadness of her beloved pet's death.

Bernadette and Rodney are the best of friends. Rodney's not so good at playing cards, but he's great at staring contests. His favorite food is lettuce, though he eats it VERRRRRRY SLOO …

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Totty

by Paola Opal
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: turtles, marine life, baby animals

Being a sea turtle takes patience and pluck, as young readers learn in this enchanting board book. A companion to Saffy, which featured a baby giraffe, this book introduces Totty, the smallest of all the sea turtle babies and the last one to hatch. His brothers and sisters are already far down the beach, crawling toward the sea. As they get smaller …

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Truman

by Jean Reidy, illustrated by Lucy Ruth Cummins
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: turtles, new experience, humorous stories

An NPR Favorite Book of 2019
A New York Times Best Children’s book of 2019
A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of 2019
A School Library Journal Best Picture Book of 2019
"An enchanting tale of bravery, heroism, and undying devotion." —The New York Times Book Review
After his best friend Sarah leaves for her first day of school, a tortoise named …

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Leatherback Blues Teachers' Guide

Dundurn Teachers' Guide

by Catherine Vincent
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: environment, turtles

Robin is kidnapped by dangerous poachers while trying to save leatherback turtles in Central America.

Robin Green is carrying on her work rescuing vulnerable animals at The Wild Place Animal Shelter when she and Zo-Zo get an amazing chance to help protect sea turtles in Central America. Worried about the bugs, the heat, and the threat of poachers, R …

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Leatherback Blues

The Wild Place Adventure Series

by Karen Hood-Caddy
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: environment, turtles

Robin is kidnapped by dangerous poachers while trying to save leatherback turtles in Central America.

Robin Green is carrying on her work rescuing vulnerable animals at The Wild Place Animal Shelter when she and Zo-Zo get an amazing chance to help protect sea turtles in Central America. Worried about the bugs, the heat, and the threat of poachers, R …

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Nous avons trouvé un chapeau

illustrated by Jon Klassen
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: humorous stories, turtles

 

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Les lecteurs friands des livres de Jon Klassen comme Rendez-moi mon chapeau! et Ce n'est pas mon chapeau se délecteront de voir deux tortues convoiter le même chapeau. L'une des tortues voudrait-elle le chapeau pour elle seule? Bien sûr que non! Les tortues de cette histoire n'oseraient jamais... trouveront-ell …

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