Will loves turtles but hates it when kids call him Turtle Boy. He also hates hospitals. So why does Will’s mom think visiting a kid in the hospital will help bring him out of his shell — and what if he’d rather stay in it?
Ages 11+
Pages 391
Publisher Penguin Random House
Coming May 2021
Junior Library Guild Selection
PJ Our Way Author Incentive Award Winner
Sydney Taylor Gold Medal Winner
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For fans of Wonder!

Review by Ally

If you like the books Wonder and One for the Murphys, then this is the kind of book for you. It's about a boy named Will who faces a lot of challenges in his life. Then he comes down to a decision: betray his friend who may not have so long left or step out of his comfort zone to make his friend’s dreams come true. What will he choose?

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Good book

Review by Taltula

Not the best book I've ever read but a pretty good book.

Jun 13, 2022 02:05 PM
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Apr 06, 2022 09:13 AM
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Turtle Boy is a great book!

Review by Alohaterminator

I really enjoyed this book and I think you will too!

Apr 04, 2022 01:39 PM
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Review by Dragonstar

turtle boy is funny and exciting! it has some suspense and unexpected twists and turns!!

Mar 06, 2022 07:53 PM
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Great book

Review by Slytherin

If you like Realistic Fiction then you should definitely get it.

Feb 06, 2022 01:47 PM