Beat the Turtle Drum

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Puffin Books, Mar 1, 1994 - Brothers and sisters - 119 pages
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The heartwrenching story of how a young girl comes to terms with her sister's death. "Here is a book to read and remember".--Publishers Weekly. "A touching, poignant story".--Booklist. An ALA Notable Book and an IRA-CBC Children's Choice.

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Kate and Joss are sisters. Leading up to Joss' eleventh birthday, she has been saving all her money to rent a horse for a week. Kate narrates with a loving tenderness for her little sister, even ... Read full review

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Katy Kelly is just as busy as Lucy Rose! Though she hasn't had a job dancing, singing, or acting, she is a mother of two, a wife of one, and a senior editor at "U.S. News & World Report." She lives in Washington, D.C., where, when she isn't tracking down stories for her magazine or visiting Madam and Pop, she also writes. "Lucy Rose: Busy Like You Can't Believe" is her third book for young readers. The author lives in Washington, D.C..

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Donna Diamond has illustrated numerous children's books, including The Day of the Unicorn by Mollie Hunter and Riches by Esther Hautzig, as well as many book jackets. She lives in Riverdale, NY.

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