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Scully, a young hearing-impaired girl, wants to play outside in the rain, away from her brother Leo and her busy mother. She loves to feel the sensation of the rain running over her face. After escaping briefly to the wet green trees outside, she is grounded and not allowed to leave the house for a day. As evening approaches, Scully and her mother are able to share a speci ...more
Hardcover, 38 pages
Published September 30th 1999 by Fitzhenry & Whiteside
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Tara Kollman
This story is about a girl who has to wear hearing aids. It starts off with her being woken up with her brother right in her face. She begins to scream. Her mother becomes upset and says that they are both in trouble. She then puts in her hearing aids and begins to listen to the rain. She loves the rain to the point she turns up her hearing aids. Later in the day, against her mother’s request she goes out into the rain. She just stands there, putting her face towards the sky. Her mother comes ou ...more
Siomara
This book was great to read, it is about a young girl who is impaired and loves to dance with the rain and watch the sky fall asleep as she sees the stars come up.
Amanda
Good for point of view, main idea and empathy
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