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Author Helget, Nicole Lea, 1976-

Title The turtle catcher / Nicole Helget.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 Burlington Public Library - Adult Department  FIC HEL    Check Shelf
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Adult Department  FICTION HELGET, NICOLE LEA    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  F HELGET    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Fiction  F HELGET    Check Shelf
Description 288 pages ; 22 cm
Summary In a rural Minnesota town populated by German immigrants during World War I, Liesel, the only girl in the Richter family, hides a secret that precludes all hope of living a normal life and turns to her closest friend, Lester, a gentle, "slow" boy who spends his days trapping turtles, an act that leads to unexpected consequences for both their families.
Subject German Americans -- Minnesota -- Fiction.
Young women -- Fiction.
Abnormalities, Human -- Fiction.
Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.
Men with mental disabilities -- Fiction.
Murder -- Fiction.
Farm life -- Minnesota -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Domestic fiction.
Psychological fiction.
ISBN 9780618753123
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