Author: Jennifer L. Holm
Title: Full of Beans
Print Length: 208
Language: English, Francais, Italiano, Espanol, Deutsch
Format: PDF, ePub, mobi, azw, kf8, txt, ibook, Kindle
Newbery Honor Book Turtle in Paradise is beloved by readers, and now they can return to this wonderful world through the eyes of Turtles cousin Beans. Grown-ups lie. Thats 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, its 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 isnt anyones fool. In fact, he has plans. Big plans. And the consequences might surprise even Beans himself.Praise: As a storyteller, Holm is superb.School Library Journal Holm impressively wraps pathos with comedy.Booklist Anyone interested in learning to write crowd-pleasing historical fiction for elementary school readers would be wise to study Holms work.Publishers Weekly, starred review Sweet, funny and superb.Kirkus Reviews, Starred ReviewFrom the Hardcover edition.