Thursday, August 11, 2016

Rain Reign ~ Book Review

Rain ReignRain Reign

By, Ann M. Martin


Personal Thoughts…

I came across this book randomly and picked it up from the library to see if I liked it for my kids. It features a girl, Rose, who has Asperger’s and is obsessed with homonyms. I really enjoy books about children who have unique qualities that make them different from my own kids which is why I was originally drawn to this book. Books are a wonderful way to bring my children into the world of a child who is differently abled.

I definitely liked this story although the meanness of Rose’s dad was a bit difficult to swallow at times. I was hoping it would resolved but it never really felt to me like it came full circle. I was also hoping for a bit of a different ending.  I like endings that make me really feel something and this story just kind of ended. It definitely closed well, just not an overwhelmingly emotional ending, which I really like.

This book is on our 5th grade reading list.


Leveled Reading Systems Explained

  • Interest Level: 4-7
  • Lexile Measure: 720L


Personally I say ages 10-12 for most kids. 

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