The Turtle of Oman
by Naomi Shihab Nye
illustrated (with small sketches at the beginning of every chapter) by Betsy Peterschmidt
Greenwillow Books, 2014
review copy from the public library (but I'll be purchasing this one for my classroom library)
This book is not a novel in verse, but it is written so poetically that sometimes it feels like a poem.
This book is a love song to HOME.