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Book details of 'Doris, The Polka Dot Tortoise'

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TitleDoris, The Polka Dot Tortoise
Author(s)Teena Haywood
ISBN1591299039
LanguageEnglish
PublishedSeptember 2002
PublisherPublishAmerica, Inc.
PublisherPublishAmerica
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Doris is a land-dwelling tortoise (turtle), which means that her species cannot swim. Doris has a purple shell with large white polka dots and five limbs instead of four. Doris has no true friends. Ravens are tortoise�s worst enemies, so tortoises are taught to avoid them. Doris� playmates make fun of her shell and tease her constantly. Bertha, her mother tells her that she was born with physical defects because GOD has given her special gifts. However, Doris� only wish is to find a true friend that will love her in spite of her physical appearance. One day, Doris meets a new tortoise name Mable. Doris and Mable are playing along the river when four mean tortoises appear. Beth, the tortoise, dares Doris to swim. When she refuses, Beth throws her into the river. Suddenly, one of Doris� special gifts manifests itself; she turns into a large Black Raven.

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