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First Rain


Author: Charlotte  Herman
Publisher: Albert Whitman
Subject/Category: K-3
Year Reviewed:: 2011
ISBN: 9780807524534
Review: Abby and her parents are moving to Israel, land of their heritage; a move they have dreamed of. For Abby, it means leaving Grandma, which is difficult, but it also means the beginning of new adventures. One thing is missing though - rain. Abby's family arrived in Israel in the summer when it does not rain. Abby has memories of splashing in the rain with Grandma. The story concludes with the first rain of the new season and a surprise visit from Grandma. A glimpse into a different cultural experience.

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