Turtle in Paradise Characters

Jennifer L. Holm
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Turtle

Turtle is an eleven year-old girl who is sent to live with her Aunt Minnie and her family in Key West when her mother’s employer, Mrs. Budnick, says she cannot live with them in the house. Sassy and quick to return any jab thrown at her, Turtle does not fit in well with children her own age, especially with the Diaper Gang early on. She shows an extreme dislike for children, babies, and many adults, especially her mother’s ex-boyfriends. Like most children Turtle wishes for a family, a father who loves her and her mother, and a chance to live in the Bellewood, the house her mother picked out from a mail-in Sears catalog.

She is often level headed. Turtle tags along with the Diaper Gang and enjoys outsmarting her cousin Beans like when she manages to outwit Beans and return with ice cream in hand...

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