Reading Rainbow: Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain


Author: Verna Aardema

Illustrator: Beatriz Vidal

Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers (pb. Dial/Pied Piper)

Narrated by: James Earl Jones

Description: Inspired by this tale from the Nandi people of Kenya, LeVar plans a fun-filled day around rainy weather, including an aerial chase of a thunderstorm and puddle-hopping.

Activity Suggestion: Assign one student daily to give a weather report using the four weather symbols on a chart. Weather report should include forecast from the newspaper or radio for the next day. At the end of the month count the number of rainy days.

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