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Books with author Naomi Shihab Nye

  • Is This Forever, or What?: Poems & Paintings from Texas

    Naomi Shihab Nye, Various

    Library Binding (Greenwillow, March 16, 2004)
    From snakes in the grass to walking through a dry creek bed in the summer heat, a colorfully illustrated collection of poetry celebrates the diverse joys, colorful beauty, and simple pleasure of life in Texas.
  • A Maze Me: Poems for Girls

    Naomi Shihab Nye, Terre Maher

    Library Binding (Greenwillow Books, March 15, 2005)
    Life is a tangle oftwisting paths.Some short.Some long.There are dead ends.And there are choices.And wrong turns,and detours,and yield signs, and instruction booklets,and star maps,and happiness,and loneliness.And friends.And sisters.And love.And poetry.Life is a maze.You are a maze.Amazed.And amazing.
  • The Turtle of Oman

    Naomi Shihab Nye, Peter Ganim

    Audio CD (HarperCollins, Aug. 26, 2014)
    This accessible, exquisite novel shines with gentle humor and explores themes of moving, family, nature, and immigration. It tells the story of Aref Al-Amri, who must say good-bye to everything and everyone he loves in his hometown of Muscat, Oman, as his family prepares to move to Ann Arbor, Michigan. This is acclaimed poet and National Book Award Finalist Naomi Shihab Nye's first novel set in the Middle East since her acclaimed Habibi.Aref Al-Amri does not want to leave Oman. He does not want to leave his elementary school, his friends, or his beloved grandfather, Siddi. He does not want to live in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where his parents will go to graduate school. His mother is desperate for him to pack his suitcase, but he refuses. Finally, she calls Siddi for help. But rather than pack, Aref and Siddi go on a series of adventures. They visit the camp of a thousand stars deep in the desert, they sleep on Siddi's roof, they fish in the Gulf of Oman and dream about going to India, and they travel to the nature reserve to watch the sea turtles. At each stop, Siddi finds a small stone that he later slips into Aref's suitcase--mementos of home.Naomi Shihab Nye's warmth, attention to detail, and belief in the power of empathy and connection shines from every page. Features black-and-white spot art and decorations by Betsy Peterschmidt.
  • What Have You Lost?

    Ed. Nye, Naomi Shihab, Michael Nye

    School & Library Binding (Turtleback Books, May 8, 2001)
    FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. A collection of poems that explore all kinds of loss.
  • The Tree Is Older Than You Are: A Bilingual Gathering of Poems & Stories from Mexico with Paintings by Mexican Artists

    Naomi Shihab Nye

    Paperback (Aladdin, Aug. 16, 1800)
    Will be shipped from US. Used books may not include companion materials, may have some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include CDs or access codes. 100% money back guarantee.
  • Sitti's Secrets

    Naomi Shihab Nye

    Paperback (SIMON & SCHUSTER, June 23, 2010)
  • Cast Away: Poems for Our Time

    Naomi Shihab Nye

    MP3 CD (HarperCollins B and Blackstone Publishing, Feb. 11, 2020)
    MP3 CD Format Acclaimed poet and Young People's Poet Laureate Naomi Shihab Nye shines a spotlight on the things we cast away, from plastic water bottles to those less fortunate, in this collection of more than eighty original and never-before-published poems. A deeply moving, sometimes funny, and always provocative poetry collection for all ages.""Nye at her engaging, insightful best.""--Kirkus (starred review)""How much have you thrown away in your lifetime already? Do you ever think about it? Where does this plethora of leavings come from? How long does it take you, even one little you, to fill the can by your desk?""--Naomi Shihab NyeNational Book Award Finalist, Young People's Poet Laureate, and devoted trash-picker-upper Naomi Shihab Nye explores these questions and more in this original collection of poetry that features more than eighty new poems. ""I couldn't save the world, but I could pick up trash,"" she says in her introduction to this stunning volume.With poems about food wrappers, lost mittens, plastic straws, refugee children, trashy talk, the environment, connection, community, responsibility to the planet, politics, immigration, time, junk mail, trash collectors, garbage trucks, all that we carry and all that we discard, this is a rich, engaging, moving, and sometimes humorous collection for readers ages twelve to adult.Features an index.
  • Habibi

    Naomi Shihab Nye

    Library Binding
  • Sitti's Secrets-Signed

    Naomi Shihab Nye

    Hardcover (Simon & Schuster, Aug. 16, 1994)
  • 19 Varieties of Gazelle : Poems of the Middle East

    Naomi Shihab Nye

    Paperback (HarperCollins s Inc, May 19, 2005)

    Naomi Shihab Nye

    Paperback (Simon Pulse, May 31, 1999)
  • There Is No Long Distance Now: Very Short Stories

    Naomi Shihab Nye

    Hardcover (Greenwillow Books, Oct. 11, 2011)
    In these forty life-altering, life-affirming, and extremely short short stories, the award-winning poet Naomi Shihab Nye proposes that no matter how great the divide between friends, siblings, life and death, classmates, enemies, happiness and misery, war and peace, breakfast and lunch, parent and child, country and city, there is, in fact, no long distance. Not anymore.