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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.

Paperback, 240 pages
Expected to be published on January 2, 2018 by Square Fish
ISBN-10: 1250073979
ISBN-13: 9781250073976
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  • iifreeze
    iifreezeWednesday, October 5, 2016 at 5:58 pm44 stars
    This is a very good book. It inspires you and makes you really think about yourself. Rose and Rain are a perfect duo, until Rain gets lost in a storm... Will Rain ever get back? How? When? Read this book. It's a very fun book with some funny and some inappropriate (PG-13?) parts. I would recommend this book to ages 10+.
    • lalbr
      lalbrMonday, September 26, 2016 at 8:08 am
      this is a very good book my librarian read it to my class at Saint Margaret of York
      • bry04
        bry04Friday, September 9, 2016 at 6:05 am
        This book is awesome, all of my friends say this book is awesome especially @alyssady she said she cried I'm only in the middle. But the story is so touching
        • lydiapigg
          lydiapiggMonday, September 5, 2016 at 4:03 pm
          ive never read it so plz dont spoil it
          • blondey101
            blondey101Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 2:01 pm55 stars
            its soooooo sad if you read it you have to have a tissue in handy. Its about a girl and shes obsessed with homonyms and love that her name is one. she gives her dog rain a name with one (Reign, Rein) which according to her rules of homonyms, is very special. If you want to know more read the book and find out!! Remember have a tissue! its so sad!! :( :( :(
            • beanblob
              beanblobThursday, June 23, 2016 at 6:24 am55 stars
              This book was the best book I have ever read that was not part of a series. This book really touched to my heart and I really felt as if that was me who lost my dog, who lost her father. Defiantly read this book.
              • Abby Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 10:38 am
                I LOVE this book but it is really sad but i LOVE it!!!!
                • lemonade11
                  lemonade11Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 1:27 pm
                  This book is very powerful and touching. I recommend this book definitely.
                  • pandy123
                    pandy123Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 5:17 pm55 stars
                    This book is one of the best books ever. It is so touching and deep. I love the story and the way it is written. Ann M. Martin really described the story well, and she described the characters just as well. You could almost play the movie in your head really smoothly. It is a great book to read with others, and I highly recommend it.
                    • The OneWednesday, March 30, 2016 at 6:10 pm
                      Amazing book. If u like this book read Racing in the Rain

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