Newbery Medalist Karen Hesse recreates the body and soul-renewing experience of a summer downpour after a sweltering city heat wave.
Tess knows that the only thing that can fix the listless vines, the crackling dry path, the broiling alleyway and her sagging mama, is a good, soaking rainstorm. “Come on, rain!” she whispers into the endless summer heat. When it finally comes, there is shouting and dancing as everyone and everything spring to life. Download and start listening now!