Monday, September 17, 2012

Rain Brings Frogs

Submitted by Ms. Tammy!
In Rain Brings Frogs: A Little Book of Hope by Maryann Cocca-Leffler, a young man named Nate helps readers to see things through optimistic eyes. As the rain pours over his mother’s umbrella, she says, "I hate rain," and Nate replies, "Rain brings frogs!" In the kitchen, Ben hovers over a huge banana split, insisting he doesn’t have enough to share, while Nate, holding a small cone, holds it out to share with the dog. As his sister cries about how ugly her hat and scarf, are Nate happily embraces the warmth of the clothing. At the end of the swimming race, Casey is upset she came in second place, Nate is happy he finished the race, coming in 5th place. This book encourages children and adults to have a optimistic view on life. See this book listed in our catalog

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