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Come On, Rain! Hardcover – 1 March 1999

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  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Scholastic Press (1 March 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0590331256
  • ISBN-13: 978-0590331258
  • Product Dimensions: 24.1 x 1.3 x 27.3 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 454 g
  • Customer Reviews: 4.5 out of 5 stars54 customer ratings
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 384,845 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Bank Street College Best Children's Books of the Year
* This is an impressive tribute to those experiences that leave us 'purely soothed, / fresh as dew, / turning toward the first sweet rays of the sun.' -- Publishers Weekly, starred review
Hesse's language is a quiet, elegant surge. -- Kirkus Reviews

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Come on, rain!
Tess pleads to the sky as listless vines and parched plants droop in the endless heat. Up and down the block, cats pant while heat wavers off tar patches in the broiling alleyway. More than anything, Tess hopes for rain. And when it co

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