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Turtle Bay by Saviour Pirotta
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Turtle Bay

by Saviour Pirotta

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There are many hidden facts about the turtles in this book that can help the students determine the importance of the book. The book talks about friendship are good details for the students to pull out.
  mhenderson93 | Aug 16, 2017 |
This is a story that starts out one way and goes in another direction. It is a good book to help the children think and the ending isn't nearly as expected as one may think. What starts out as one man cleaning the beach turns into three unlikely friends making sure that all the baby turtles make it into the water. I would read this book with first grade. It has a lot of details but it is also short to keep them engaged for a developmental appropriate age.
  FrounfelterShelbie | Aug 15, 2017 |
A beautiful story about friendship and nature! ( )
  dahabdabbler | Mar 6, 2010 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0374378886, Hardcover)

"Outlined in the tranquil telling of a friendship between a young boy and a seemingly odd man who proves to be 'old and wise, and full of wonderful secrets' is a beguiling look at the breeding process of Japanese sea turtles, who lay their eggs on land yet live in the ocean."-Kirkus Reviews

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Taro is fascinated by the strange actions of old Jiro-San, who sweeps the sand on the beach while waiting for the arrival of Japanese sea turtles ready to lay their eggs.

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