The Turtle Watchers - Powell, Pamela

When three sisters watch a giant leatherback turtle lay her eggs in the sand, they have seen a miracle occur. The leatherback is almost extinct, and both poachers and the forces of nature threaten the eggs. Can the three sisters protect the eggs until they hatch?

The Turtle Watchers 1994, Puffin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780140370775

Trade paperback

The Turtle Watchers 1992, Viking Children's Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780670842940