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The Turtle of Oman

Author: Naomi Shihab Nye
Publisher: New York : Greenwillow Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Aref, a third-grader who lives in Muscat, Oman, refuses to pack his suitcase and prepare to move to Michigan, his mother asks for help from his grandfather, his Siddi, who takes Aref around the country, storing up memories he can carry with him to a new home.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Naomi Shihab Nye
ISBN: 9780062337610 0062337610
OCLC Number: 1022587335
Awards: Winner of Middle East Book Awards (Youth Literature) 2015
Commended for Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction for Children 2015
Short-listed for Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award 2016
Description: 1 online resource (304 pages)
Responsibility: Naomi Shihab Nye.

Abstract:

When Aref, a third-grader who lives in Muscat, Oman, refuses to pack his suitcase and prepare to move to Michigan, his mother asks for help from his grandfather, his Siddi, who takes Aref around the country, storing up memories he can carry with him to a new home.

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"Nye's story about the special bond between a boy and his grandfather and their mutual love for their country is somehow both quiet and exhilarating." -- Horn Book (starred review) "A warm and Read more...

 
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