The Resource When the rain comes, by Alma Fullerton ; illustrations by Kim La Fave

When the rain comes, by Alma Fullerton ; illustrations by Kim La Fave

Label
When the rain comes
Title
When the rain comes
Statement of responsibility
by Alma Fullerton ; illustrations by Kim La Fave
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is time to plant the rice crop in Malini's Sri Lankan community, and the little girl is both excited and nervous to help for the first time. What if she does it wrong? Will she be responsible if the crop fails? When the oxcart rumbles in loaded with seedlings, she reluctantly agrees to watch the big, imposing animal while the driver takes a break. Suddenly, the skies go dark with monsoon rain. A flash flood pours down the road, separating Malini from the driver and her family. They are shouting for her to run for higher ground, but what about the rice? Summoning up courage she never dreamed she possessed, Malini resolves to save ox, cart, and seedlings, no matter what it takes
Summary
A little girl has mixed feelings about helping to plant the rice crop in her Sri Lankan community for the first time.
Award
USBBY Outstanding International Book, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10528030
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fullerton, Alma
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • -1
  • 2
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
LaFave, Kim
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rice
  • Agriculture
  • Autonomy (Psychology)
  • Self-reliance
  • Children's stories
  • Sri Lanka
Target audience
juvenile
Label
When the rain comes, by Alma Fullerton ; illustrations by Kim La Fave
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in Canada in 2016
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 x 27 cm.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781772780123
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
When the rain comes, by Alma Fullerton ; illustrations by Kim La Fave
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in Canada in 2016
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 x 27 cm.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781772780123
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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