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Jennifer Holm

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Jennifer Holm

This book, Turtle in Paradise, started with a story my mom liked to tell about her childhood. During the summers, her grandmother would take her to Key West to visit her relatives. Her mother made her promise to “shake her shoes out.” My mom didn’t know why her mother wanted her to do this, but she did it anyway. And then one hot day, she shook her shoes and out popped . . . a scorpion!
 
Writing Turtle in Paradise was a wonderful way to re-connect with my Key West heritage. My great-grandmother, Jennie Lewin Peck, emigrated from the Bahamas to Key... Read More


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Comics Squad: Recess!
Written by Jennifer Holm, Matthew Holm, Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Dan Santat and Raina Telgemeier

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The Fourteenth Goldfish
Written by Jennifer Holm

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The Fourteenth Goldfish
Written by Jennifer Holm

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