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3 edition of Sitti"s Secrets found in the catalog.

Sitti"s Secrets

by Naomi Nye

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family - General,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Grandmothers,
  • Israel,
  • Palestinian Arabs,
  • Children: Grades 2-3

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNancy Carpenter (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9499109M
    ISBN 10061305878X
    ISBN 109780613058780

      Rachel's Mom reads aloud the book Sittii's Secrets by Naomi Shihab Nye, illustrated by Nancy Carpenter. Books similar to Sitti's Secrets Sitti's Secrets. by Naomi Shihab Nye. avg. rating Ratings. A beautiful picture book about family and love across distance. Mona’s grandmother, her Sitti, lives in a small Palestinian village on the other side of the earth. Once, Mona went to visit her.

    Sitti's Secrets by Naomi Shihab Nye starting at $ Sitti's Secrets has 6 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same Low Prices, Bigger Selection, More Fun. Warmly evoking the universality of a child's relationship with her grandmother, this book follows a girl's journey to a small village in Palestine, where she comes to know her grandmother Sitti. Once back in the United States, the child recalls the sights, sounds, and culture of Palestine as well as the commonalities between the Arabic and English speaking worlds.

    Sitti's Secrets (Book): Nye, Naomi Shihab: The editor of The Same Sky: A Collection of Poems from Around the World now presents a richly layered story of an Arab-American girl who travels wit h her father to the Middle East to visit her grandmother for the first time. Illustrated with full-color, multimedia art .   Bibliographic Information: Nye, N. S., & Carpenter, N. (). Sitti’s Secrets. New York: Aladdin Paperbacks. Short Annotation: This book is about a little girl who describes her travels to Palestine to visit her Grandma. Her grandma and she may not speak that same language, but they sure enjoy each other’s company. Genre: Fiction Grade Level.


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Sitti's Secrets (Aladdin Picture Books) Paperback – October Sittis Secrets book, by Naomi Shihab Nye (Author)/5(34). A lovely evocation of family, and a gentle exploration of the importance of cultural roots, Sitti's Secrets is one of the few picture-books I have encountered, depicting a Palestinian or Sittis Secrets book child, and - in addition to its own inherent merit as a story - is very welcome, for that reason/5.

The Paperback of the Sitti's Secrets by Naomi Shihab Nye, Nancy Carpenter | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.5/5(3). Sitti's Secrets by Naomi Shihab Nye - A beautiful picture book about family and love across ’s grandmother, her Sitti, lives in a small Palestinian Book Edition: Reprint.

Sitti’s Secrets was published in and given the events of the week, I’d say it is more relevant today than it was when written. And if by some chance the events of the week haven’t affected your children, then the poetry and soul of the book still makes it an amazingly powerful n:   Buy a cheap copy of Sitti's Secrets book by Naomi Shihab Nye.

When Mona, a young Arab-American girl, journeys with her father to the Middle East to meet her grandmother, Sitti, for the first time, she discovers that, despite Free shipping over $/5(5).

Mona's narrative concludes with an explicit, heartfelt plea for peace, addressed to the President of the US; but the universal humanity that's implicit in her lyrical portrait of Sitti is more powerful still. (Picture book. Sitti's Secrets by Naomi Shihab Nye,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

Sitti's Secrets - Booksource Booksource is the premier trade book distributor to K school classrooms across the country. We offer discounted pricing, free shipping. SITTI'S SECRETS is a poetic picturebook about a young Palestinian-American teenager’s first encounter with her ageing paternal grandmother ‘Sitti’ (sitti = grandma in Palestinian Arabic) living in a small Palestinian village on the West Bank.

Sitti's Secret. Naomi Shihab Nye. Illustrated by. Nancy Carpenter. Warmly evoking the universality of a child's relationship with her grandmother, this book follows a girl's journey to a small village in Palestine, where she comes to know her grandmother Sitti.

Once back in the United States, the child recalls the sights, sounds, and. Sitti’s Secret was published in and given the events of the week, I’d say it is more relevant today than it was when written.

And if by some chance the events of the week haven’t affected your children, then the poetry and soul of the book still makes it an amazingly powerful story. "Sitti's Secrets" is a wonderful book that shows the love that the narrator has for her Sitti (Grandmother).

Also the narrator takes the reader through what it was like visiting her Sitti for the first time/5(14). When Sitti, an American girl, goes to visit her grandmother in her small Middle Eastern village on the other side of the world, they don't need words to understand each other's heart. Full color.

Year:   Title: Sitti’s Secrets Author: Nye, Naomi Shihab Illustrator: Carpenter, Nancy Publisher and Date: Aladdin Paperbacks, Genre: Picture Book, Multicultural Age Range: K-3rd Summary: This is the story a young girl and her grandmother.

She and her grandmother live very far apart; she lives in the United States, while her grandmother lives in Palestine. Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Sitti's Secrets at nd: Naomi Shihab Nye; Nancy Carpenter. This book was published in during the "peace process" overseen by President Clinton.

My daughter was 6 years oldshe is now 23 and it was one of her favorite books. The protagonist, a young American girl visiting her "Sitti" (grandmother) in Palestine for the first time gains cultural exposure to her father's country and family/5(25).

DESCRIPTION. Nye, Naomi Shihab is the author of 'Sitti's Secrets', published under ISBN and ISBN Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find Sitti's Secrets (Aladdin Picture Books) () by Nye, Naomi Shihab/5(). I do not own the rights to this story. Please purchase your own copy if you haven't already from the following link:.

Travel Guide. A visit to a Palestinian village on the west bank seen through the eyes of a young girl. A Young girl, Mona, who can’t speak her grandmothers language (but children soak up languages so hopefully she learns it later on) but who communicates across cultures and generations without the need for words Spending time making flatbread, brushing each others hair and playing marbles.

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