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Come On, Rain!
Contributor(s): Hesse, Karen (Author), Muth, Jon J. (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0590331256     ISBN-13: 9780590331258
Publisher: Scholastic Press
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Binding Type: Hardcover
Published: February 1999
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Annotation: "Come on, Rain!" Tess pleads to the sky as listless vines and parched plants droop in the endless heat. Then the clouds roll in and the rain pours. And Tess, her friends, and their mothers join in together in a rain dance to celebrate the shower that renews both body and spirit. Full color.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Science & Nature - General
Dewey: E
LCCN: 98011575
Age Level: 4-8
Grade Level: Preschool-3
Lexile Measure: 660 AD (Adult Directed Text)
Physical Information: 0.4" H x 10.32" W x 9.27" (0.88 lbs) 32 pages
Themes:
- Theometrics - Secular
- Ethnic Orientation - African American
- Seasonal - Summer
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Awards: Georgia Children's Book Award, Nominee, Picture Storybook, 2001
Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award, Nominee, Grades K-3, 2001
Texas 2x2 Reading List, Recommended, Children's, 2000
Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 11/30/1998 pg. 70
Kirkus Review - Children 12/15/1998 pg. 1798
School Library Journal 03/01/1999 pg. 176
Booklist 02/15/2000 pg. 1109
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/1999 pg. 254 - Superior,Well Above Average
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/1999 pg. 254 - Superior,Well Above Average
Booklist 02/01/1999
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 30845
Reading Level: 3.6   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
 
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"Come on, Rain " Tess pleads to the sky as listless vines and parched plants droop in the endless heat. Then the clouds roll in, and the rain pours. And Tess, her friends, and their Mamas join in a rain dance to celebrate the shower that renews both body and spirit. Through exquisite language and acute observation, Karen Hesse evokes this refreshing experience, and Jon J Muth's lyrical artwork perfectly reflects the spirit of the text.
 
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