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The Turtle of Oman - How Face-to-face Contact Can Make Us Healthier, Happier, and Smarter

Naomi Shihab Nye

Here are some things Aref loves about his home. Mish-Mish, his catThe dunes in the desertHis friends Diram and Sulima Fresh apricotsCrispy fish served in basketsHis grandfather, SidiHis excellent rock collectionThe turtles of OmanAref does not want to move to Michigan. He's sure the kids there won't like him. Also, he has everything he needs right where he is! But Sidi has another point of view. Sidi says Aref will go and come back. Just like a falcon or the turtles of Oman, he'll travel far and make his way home to Muscat. So Aref sets out to say good-bye to everything he loves. Good-bye to Mish-Mish, Diram, Sulima, dunes, Sidi . . . But how can he stand it?

Here are some things Aref loves about his home. Mish-Mish, his catThe dunes in the desertHis friends Diram and Sulima Fresh apricotsCrispy fish served in basketsHis grandfather, SidiHis excellent rock collectionThe turtles of OmanAref does not want to move to Michigan. He's sure the kids there won't like him. Also, he has everything he needs right where he is! But Sidi has another point of view. Sidi says Aref will go and come back. Just like a falcon or the turtles of Oman, he'll travel far and make his way home to Muscat. So Aref sets out to say good-bye to everything he loves. Good-bye to Mish-Mish, Diram, Sulima, dunes, Sidi . . . But how can he stand it?
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Here are some things Aref loves about his home. Mish-Mish, his catThe dunes in the desertHis friends Diram and Sulima Fresh apricotsCrispy fish served in basketsHis grandfather, SidiHis excellent rock collectionThe turtles of OmanAref does not want to move to Michigan. He's sure the kids there won't like him. Also, he has everything he needs right where he is! But Sidi has another point of view. Sidi says Aref will go and come back. Just like a falcon or the turtles of Oman, he'll travel far and make his way home to Muscat. So Aref sets out to say good-bye to everything he loves. Good-bye to Mish-Mish, Diram, Sulima, dunes, Sidi . . . But how can he stand it?

Language:

English

Narrators:

Peter Ganim

Length:

4h 12m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:40


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

11:50


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

12:01


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

12:56


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:13


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:09


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:23


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

03:48


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

10:43


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

08:47


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:54


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:38


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

06:58


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:17


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

02:26


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

02:10


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

06:01


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

12:16


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:37


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

08:30


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

08:30


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

10:17


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

03:38


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

12:50


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

07:44


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

01:18


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:15


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

03:12


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

02:45


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

09:27


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

17:55


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

00:18


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

08:23


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

04:38


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:03


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

07:00


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

01:07


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:11


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

00:48