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The Resource The turtle of Oman : a novel, Naomi Shihab Nye ; illustrations by Betsy Peterschmidt

The turtle of Oman : a novel, Naomi Shihab Nye ; illustrations by Betsy Peterschmidt

Label
The turtle of Oman : a novel
Title
The turtle of Oman
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Naomi Shihab Nye ; illustrations by Betsy Peterschmidt
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2015
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2015.
  • Middle East Book Award, Youth Literature Winner, 2015
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10355346
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nye, Naomi Shihab
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.N976
LC item number
Tur 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Peterschmidt, Betsy
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Moving, Household
  • Grandfathers
  • Oman
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Moving, Household
  • Grandfathers
  • Oman
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The turtle of Oman : a novel, Naomi Shihab Nye ; illustrations by Betsy Peterschmidt
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn881318198
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
299 pages
Isbn
9780062019721
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014018263
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)881318198
Label
The turtle of Oman : a novel, Naomi Shihab Nye ; illustrations by Betsy Peterschmidt
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn881318198
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
299 pages
Isbn
9780062019721
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014018263
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)881318198

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