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Rain Reign

Title

Rain Reign

Authors

Ann M. Martin

Publisher

Feiwel and Friends

Pages

223 pages

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9780312643003

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Single parent; family death; legal guardianship; raising niece

Annotation

Struggling with Asperger's, Rose shares a bond with her beloved dog, but when the dog goes missing during a storm, Rose is forced to confront the limits of her comfort levels, even if it means leaving her routines in order to search for her pet.

Grade Level

6-8

Family Formation

single father

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

New York Times Notable Children's Books, 2014 School Library Journal Best Books, 2014 Best Children's Books of the Year, 2015 Best of the Best Books, 2014 Booklist Editors Choice: Books for Youth, 2014 Choices, 2015 Distinguished Books, 2014 Horn Book Fanfare, 2014 Lasting Connections, 2014 Notable Children's Books, 2015 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2015 NYC Reads 365, 2015 Top of the List, 2014 Battle of the Books, 2015-2016; Nominee Bluestem Award, 2017; Nominee Charlie May Simon Childrens Book Award, 2016-2017; Nominee Georgia Children's Book Award, 2016-2017; Nominee Grand Canyon Reader Award, 2017; Nominee Heartland Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2015; Nominee Kentucky Bluegrass Award, 2016; Nominee Land of Enchantment Book Award, 2016-2017; Nominee Maine Student Book Award, 2015-2016; Nominee Mark Twain Award, 2016-2017; Nominee Reading Olympics Booklist, 2016; None Sequoyah Book Award, 2017; Nominee South Carolina Children's Book Award, 2016-2017; Nominee Wisconsin Battle of the Books, 2016-2017; Nominee Young Hoosier Book Award, 2016-2017; Nominee Schneider Family Book Award, 2015, Winner, Middle School Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction for Children, 2015, Winner Dolly Gray Children's Literature Award, 2016, Winner, Children's Literature Josette Frank Award, 2015, Winner

Keywords

dog; homonyms; Asperger's Syndrome; rules

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Rain Reign

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