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Shouting At The Rain

Shouting At The Rain (Hardback)

By Mullaly Hunt, Lynda

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Fish in a Tree, the moving story of a girl learning to appreciate the beauty of her nontraditional family Delsie has lived with her Grammy for as long as she can remember. But this summer Delsie feels like she's looking at their life ...with new eyes, and is questioning why she doesn't have a cool mom and a loving dad to live with, like most of her friends. And while she loves her grandmother, it's often hard to move her off the couch of their Cape Cod home, where she spends hours watching her beloved game shows. Delsie is a keen observer of the weather and notices other changes in the air, too--the most painful being a summer friend who seems to have outgrown her. Fortunately, though, Delsie has fabulous neighbors who are like family--and a special new friend--to help her realize she can weather pretty much any storm that comes her way. In the vein of her classic middle-grade novels One for the Murphys and the New York Times bestseller Fish in a Tree, Hunt brings us an accessible, tender and nuanced story about learning to love the family you have. This is a lesson we all have to learn, and Delsie begins to when she gains new understanding of the strengths of her funny, loving grandmother, of whom Delsie says: Grammy starts to cry and I squeeze her real tight realizing that I had been shouting at the rain all this time even while I stood in the sunshine. Shouting at the Rain has Lynda's trademark characters and is every bit as strong, touching and compelling as Fish in a Tree!
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ISBN 9780399175152
Released NZ 7 May 2019
Publisher Nancy Paulsen Books
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9780399175152
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Nancy Paulsen Books
Imprint Nancy Paulsen Books
Released 7 May 2019
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Mullaly Hunt, Lynda
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Number of Pages 288
Dimensions Width: 150mm
Height: 215mm
Spine: 30mm
Dewey Code FIC
Weight 404g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Friendship, Grandmothers, Neighborliness, Cape Cod (Mass.), Weather
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile