Chocolate Storytime July 2014

Come on, Rain! Urging mother nature for drought relief, we read a beautifully illustrated book, “Come On, Rain!” by Newbery Medalist Karen Hesse. The writing vividly describes an exasperating rainless summer that finally ends with a burst of liquid sunshine. Presented with an early draft of “Come On, Rain!”, Hesse’s writers group insisted that she elaborate on why her characters, Tessie and Momma, wanted rain … Continue reading Chocolate Storytime July 2014