Every Turtle Counts....Barbara Hoagland Hunter....28 pages....Upper elementary
This is a story book with a lot of full-
elementary school kids will enjoy reading. Some of the deeper meaning wll be above the comprehension level of the
It is a story of a young autistic girl, Mimi, who finds a cold-
sure the turtle is dead, but Mimi belives it is still alive. A call to Audubon's Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary begins
the turtle's recovery, with every stage witnessed by a hopeful Mimi. All the while, through her devotion to her turtle,
Mimi herself gradually breaks through the wall of autism.