In Our Pet Turtle, beginning readers follow Sam and his family as they care for his class's pet turtle, Shelly. Vibrant illustrations and carefully leveled text will engage young readers in a supportive educational fiction reading experience. Supplementary back matter helps readers review the story, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Our Pet Turtle also features reading tips for teachers and parents and a table of contents. Grasshopper Books offers simple, fun fiction for emerging readers. Our Pet Turtle is part of Jump 's Family Pets series.