Silver Rain

Silver Rain

Book - 2010
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Abandoned by her father during the Depression, eleven-year-old Elsie lives in the garage behind her old house with her mother, grandmother Nan and out-of-work uncle. Elsie's friend Scoop accompanies her as she searches for her father in the city, encountering unfriendly hobos, food lines and shantytowns.

After both her uncle and her mother disappear on mysterious errands, Elsie and Scoop eventually discover them competing in a dance marathon. Persuading them to abandon the contest, Elsie and Scoop lead the exhausted dancers home, where Nan has news of Elsie's father and his impending return to the family.
Publisher: Victoria, BC : Orca Book Publishers, 2010.
ISBN: 9781554692804
Characteristics: 181 pages ; 19 cm

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Aug 10, 2012

It's not my favourite. By the 3rd or 4th chapter it started getting really dull and I stopped reading it.

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