By: Ann M Martin
Location: FIC MAR
Genre: Autism - a kids view
Do you recognize this authors name- She wrote "The Babysitters Club."
"I want to give this 100 stars! One of the best young children's book out right now. I loved this girl!!! A bittersweet story of Rose a girl of high functioning child with autism, her single father, loving uncle and the special bond she has with her dog Rain."- Rose
It is good to have a book about dogs and how much kids love them. if our dog had of run away our son would not have slept a wink until Rex the Fox tTerrier/Jack Russell cross was back snuggled up at his feet! We too would have had search parties streamed all over our town. A boy with a lost dog- it does not work.
It is good to understand Autism- it is good to feel the heartbeat of a child who is in her world that is autistic. This book is kind of like The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time for younger readers.
11-year-old Rose is autistic and struggles to understand her classmates. But when her father gives her a stray dog, which she names Rain, the dog becomes her best friend, her anchor in a confusing world. So when Rain goes missing during a storm, Rose refuses to stop looking for her…