Score: 4
From 11 Ratings

Shouting at the Rain


  • Author: Lynda Mullaly Hunt
  • Release Date : 2019-05-07
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • File Size: 1122770 Bytes


From the author of the New York Times bestseller Fish in a Tree comes a compelling story about perspective and learning to love the family you have.Delsie loves tracking the weather--lately, though, it seems the squalls are in her own life. She's always lived with her kindhearted Grammy, but now she's looking at their life with new eyes and wishing she could have a "regular family." Delsie observes other changes in the air, too--the most painful being a friend who's outgrown her. Luckily, she has neighbors with strong shoulders to support her, and Ronan, a new friend who is caring and courageous but also troubled by the losses he's endured. As Ronan and Delsie traipse around Cape Cod on their adventures, they both learn what it means to be angry vers...

Abby, Tried and True


  • Author: Donna Gephart
  • Release Date : 2021-03-09
  • Genre: Coming of Age
  • File Size: Bytes


Fans of The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise and Shouting at the Rain will love this heartwarming story of the bond between siblings from the award-winning author of Lily and Dunkin and The Paris Project.When Abby Braverman’s best friend, Cat, moves to Israel, she’s sure it’s the worst thing that could happen. But then her older brother, Paul, is diagnosed with cancer, and life upends again. Now it’s up to Abby to find a way to navigate seventh grade without her best friend, help keep her brother’s spirits up during difficult treatments, and figure out her surprising new feelings for the boy next door....

Shouting at the Rain
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Shouting at the Rain


  • Author : Lynda Mullaly Hunt
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2019-05-07
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780698196940


Shouting at the Rain Book Description :

From the author of the New York Times bestseller Fish in a Tree comes a compelling story about perspective and learning to love the family you have. Delsie loves tracking the weather--lately, though, it seems the squalls are in her own life. She's always lived with her kindhearted Grammy, but now she's looking at their life with new eyes and wishing she could have a "regular family." Delsie observes other changes in the air, too--the most painful being a friend who's outgrown her. Luckily, she has neighbors with strong shoulders to support her, and Ronan, a new friend who is caring and courageous but also troubled by the losses he's endured. As Ronan and Delsie traipse around Cape Cod on their adventures, they both learn what it means to be angry ver...

Shouting at the Rain
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Shouting at the Rain


  • Author : Lynda Mullaly Hunt
  • Publisher : Puffin Books
  • Release Date : 2020-05-05
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780147516770


Shouting at the Rain Book Description :

From the author of the New York Times bestseller Fish in a Tree comes a compelling story about perspective and learning to love the family you have. Delsie loves tracking the weather--lately, though, it seems the squalls are in her own life. She's always lived with her kindhearted Grammy, but now she's looking at their life with new eyes and wishing she could have a "regular family." Delsie observes other changes in the air, too--the most painful being a friend who's outgrown her. Luckily, she has neighbors with strong shoulders to support her, and Ronan, a new friend who is caring and courageous but also troubled by the losses he's endured. As Ronan and Delsie traipse around Cape Cod on their adventures, they both learn what it means to be angry ver...

Shouting at the Rain
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Shouting at the Rain


  • Author : Lynda Mullaly Hunt
  • Publisher : Nancy Paulsen Books
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780399175152


Shouting at the Rain Book Description :

Delsie loves tracking the weather, living with her grandmother, and the support of friends and neighbors, but misses having a "regular family," especially after her best friend outgrows her....

One for the Murphys
Score: 4.5
From 30 Ratings

One for the Murphys


  • Author : Lynda Mullaly Hunt
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-05-10
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101572122


One for the Murphys Book Description :

From the author of the New York Times bestselling novel Fish in a Tree! Carley uses humor and street smarts to keep her emotional walls high and thick. But the day she becomes a foster child, and moves in with the Murphys, she's blindsided. This loving, bustling family shows Carley the stable family life she never thought existed, and she feels like an alien in their cookie-cutter-perfect household. Despite her resistance, the Murphys eventually show her what it feels like to belong--until her mother wants her back and Carley has to decide where and how to live. She's not really a Murphy, but the gifts they've given her have opened up a new future. "Hunt's writing is fearless and One For The Murphys is a story that is at once compassionate, thought-p...

Fish in a Tree
Score: 4
From 58 Ratings

Fish in a Tree


  • Author : Lynda Mullaly Hunt
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2015-02-05
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101601327


Fish in a Tree Book Description :

A New York Times Bestseller! The author of the beloved One for the Murphys gives readers an emotionally-charged, uplifting novel that will speak to anyone who’s ever thought there was something wrong with them because they didn’t fit in. “Everybody is smart in different ways. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its life believing it is stupid.” Ally has been smart enough to fool a lot of smart people. Every time she lands in a new school, she is able to hide her inability to read by creating clever yet disruptive distractions. She is afraid to ask for help; after all, how can you cure dumb? However, her newest teacher Mr. Daniels sees the bright, creative kid underneath the trouble maker. With his help, Ally l...

Apple and Rain
Score: 3.5
From 7 Ratings

Apple and Rain


  • Author : Sarah Crossan
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2015-05-12
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781619636910


Apple and Rain Book Description :

When Apple's mother returns after eleven years of absence, Apple feels almost whole again. In order to heal completely, her mother will have to answer one burning question: Why did she abandon her? But just like the stormy Christmas Eve when she left, her mother's homecoming is bittersweet. It's only when Apple meets her younger sister, Rain-someone more lost than she is- that she begins to see things for how they really are, allowing Apple to discover something that might help her to feel truly whole again. From the author of the acclaimed The Weight of Water comes a beautifully-crafted, moving novel about family, betrayal, and the ultimate path to healing....

Deep Water
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Deep Water


  • Author : Watt Key
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
  • Release Date : 2018-04-17
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780374306564


Deep Water Book Description :

From Watt Key, the author of the acclaimed Alabama Moon, comes a thrilling middle grade survival story about a scuba dive gone wrong and two enemies who must unite to survive. It's the most important rule of scuba diving: If you don't feel right, don't go down. So after her father falls ill, twelve-year-old Julie Sims must take over and lead two of his clients on a dive miles off the coast of Alabama while her father stays behind in the boat. When the clients, a reckless boy Julie's age and his equally foolhardy father, disregard Julie's instructions during the dive, she quickly realizes she's in over her head. And once she surfaces, things only get worse: One of the clients is in serious condition, and their dive boat has vanished—along with Julie...

What Happens Next

What Happens Next


  • Author : Claire Swinarski
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2020-05-19
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062912695


What Happens Next Book Description :

In this heartfelt and accessible middle grade novel perfect for fans of The Thing About Jellyfish, a young girl throws herself into solving a local mystery to keep from missing her older sister, who has been sent to an eating disorder treatment facility. Astronomy-obsessed Abby McCourt should be thrilled about the solar eclipse her small town of Moose Junction is about to witness, but she’s not. After her older sister Blair was sent away for an eating disorder, Abby has been in a funk. Desperate to dull the pain her sister’s absence has left, she teams up with a visiting astronomer to help track down his long-lost telescope. Though this is supposed to take Abby’s mind off the distance between her and Blair, what she finds may bring her closer t...

Rain Reign
Score: 4.5
From 30 Ratings

Rain Reign


  • Author : Ann M. Martin
  • Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
  • Release Date : 2014-10-07
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250064233


Rain Reign Book Description :

Rose Howard is obsessed with homonyms. She's 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 Rose's rules of homonyms, is very special. Not everyone understands Rose's 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. Rose's father shouldn't 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 Rose's point of view....

The Art of Racing in the Rain
Score: 4
From 72 Ratings

The Art of Racing in the Rain


  • Author : Garth Stein
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-03-17
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0061738093


The Art of Racing in the Rain Book Description :

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE FROM FOX 2000 STARRING MILO VENTIMIGLIA, AMANDA SEYFRIED, AND KEVIN COSTNER MEET THE DOG WHO WILL SHOW THE WORLD HOW TO BE HUMAN The New York Times bestselling novel from Garth Stein—a heart-wrenching but deeply funny and ultimately uplifting story of family, love, loyalty, and hope—a captivating look at the wonders and absurdities of human life . . . as only a dog could tell it. “Splendid.” —People “The perfect book for anyone who knows that compassion isn’t only for humans, and that the relationship between two souls who are meant for each other never really comes to an end. Every now and then I’m lucky enough to read a novel I can’t stop thinking about: this is one of them.” —Jodi Picoult “It’s ...