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I"ll Ask You Three Times, Are You OK? Tales of Driving and Being Driven by Naomi Shihab Nye

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Published by HarperTeen .
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Subjects:

  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/All Ages,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • People & Places - Other,
  • Transportation - Cars & Trucks,
  • Travel,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Travel,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Nye, Naomi Shihab,
  • Voyages and travels

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9237848M
ISBN 10006085393X
ISBN 109780060853938

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  I'll Ask You Three Times, Are You OK? Tales of Driving and Being Driven. by Naomi Shihab Nye. On Sale: 09/18/ Thirty-one stories of conversations and adventures while in cars make up I'll Ask You Three Times, Are You OK? Nye's gift is her ability to ask the right questions, remember the answers and recount them in a way that erases the distance between writer and reader. Even if you don't have friends somewhere, you still have language, and it will find you and wrap its little syllables around you and suddenly there will be a story to live in.” ― Naomi Shihab Nye, I'll Ask You Three Times, Are You OK?. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for I'll Ask You Three Times, Are You OK?: Tales of Driving and Being Driven at /5.

  The most memorable characters are taxi drivers, such as the Syracuse, N.Y., cabbie whose conversation gives the book its title: driving her to the airport before dawn, he warns Nye that he will ask three times if she is okay, "Just to make sure you feel safe and : HarperCollins Publishers.   I'll Ask You Three Times, Are You Ok? Tales of Driving and Being Driven (Book): Nye, Naomi Shihab: I am a poet, I said. It is my destiny to do strange things. My father gripped the wheel of his car. I am the chauffeur for foolishness. We said no more. Foolhardy missions. Life-altering conversations. Gifts--given and received. Loss. Getting lost. "A late night driver in Pittsburgh said, ‘I dream about staircases under the bed going down to other worlds. Do you?' ‘No,' I said. ‘But it sounds interesting.' " Nye has hailed cabs from Seattle to Delhi and everywhere in between, and in this moving collection of 31 essays, she conveys how, for her, a taxi ride is truly "the central human experience." Though cars . I'll Ask You Three Times, Are You Ok? Tales of driving and being driven. Book Review by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat. Twitter Facebook Link Print. Share. Naomi Shihab Nye is a poet, essayist, and novelist who lives in San Antonio, Texas. A traveling speaker and visiting teacher, she has plenty of opportunities to drive or be driven by others.

Read "I'll Ask You Three Times, Are You OK? Tales of Driving and Being Driven" by Naomi Shihab Nye available from Rakuten Kobo. "I am a poet," I said. "It is my destiny to do strange things." My father gripped the wheel of his car. "I am the chauf Brand: Greenwillow Books. Get this from a library! I'll ask you three times, are you ok?: tales of driving and being driven. [Naomi Shihab Nye] -- A collection of funny but wise essays, vignettes, memories, and stories. This copy of I'll Ask You Three Times, Are You OK?: Tales of Driving and Being Driven offered for sale by Books Express for $ Home > Nye, Naomi Shihab > .   As an employer, you are not allowed to ask about an individual’s past or present personal health, including operations, hospital visits, doctor’s appointments, etc. You also need to avoid any questions about mental health, disabilities, and anything else related to the personal mental and physical status of the employee.