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Rain Reign

Title

Rain Reign

Authors

Ann M. Martin

Publisher

Feiwel and Friends

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9780312643003

Pages

223 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

single father

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

Diversity Impact

direct

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