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The tortoise and the soldier : based on true events

Foreman, Michael, 1938-

New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2015.

115 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 24 cm.

"As a boy, Henry Friston dreamed of traveling the world. He thought he was signing up for a lifetime of adventure when he joined the Royal Navy. But when World War I begins, it launches the world, and Henry, into turmoil. While facing enemy fire at Gallipoli, Henry discovers the strength he needs to survive in an unexpected source: a tortoise. And so begins the friendship of a lifetime. Based on true events, and with charming illustrations, this story of war, courage, and friendship will win the hearts of readers"--Provided by publisher.

Reading Level: 5.6

Due 10/07/19

Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

All copies at Paideia School are out and the next copy is due back 10/07/19

ISBN:

9781627791731

LC Call No:

PR6056.O675 Z46 2015

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 23

Author:

Foreman, Michael, 1938-

Title:

The tortoise and the soldier : based on true events / Michael Foreman.

VaryingTitle:

Tortoise & the soldier

Edition:

1st American ed.--2015.

Publisher:

New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2015.

Publisher:

Ã2013

Physical:

115 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 24 cm.

Notes:

"A story of courage and friendship in World War I"--Front cover.

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal, October 2015

Citation/Refs:

Booklist starred, November 2015

Citation/Refs:

Publisher's Weekly, August 2015

Citation/Refs:

Kirkus Starred, September 2015

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book, April 2016

Citation/Refs:

Bulletin (Center for Children's books), February 2016

Citation/Refs:

Library Media Connection, March 2016

Summary:

"As a boy, Henry Friston dreamed of traveling the world. He thought he was signing up for a lifetime of adventure when he joined the Royal Navy. But when World War I begins, it launches the world, and Henry, into turmoil. While facing enemy fire at Gallipoli, Henry discovers the strength he needs to survive in an unexpected source: a tortoise. And so begins the friendship of a lifetime. Based on true events, and with charming illustrations, this story of war, courage, and friendship will win the hearts of readers"--Provided by publisher.

Target Audience:

5.6.

Target Audience:

3-6 Follett School Solutions.

Subject:

World War, 1914-1918--Great Britain--Biography--Fiction.

Subject:

Soldiers--Fiction.

Subject:

Turtles--Fiction.

Subject:

JUVENILE FICTION / Biographical / European.

Subject:

JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / Military & Wars.

Subject:

JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Turtles.

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