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Staff Pick - Rain Reign (Ala Notable Children's Books. Middle Readers)

Rose Howard is obsessed with homonyms Shes thrilled that her own name is a homonym and she purposely gave her dog Rain a name with two homonyms Reign Rein which according to Roses rules of homonyms is very special Not everyone understands Roses obsessions her rules and the other things that make her different - not her teachers not other kids and not her single father When a storm hits their rural town rivers overflow the roads are flooded and Rain goes missing Roses father shouldnt have let Rain out Now Rose has to find her dog even if it means leaving her routines and safe places to search Hearts will break and spirits will soar for this powerful story brilliantly told from Roses point of view