Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple
Jackson, Alison.
Honesdale, PA : Boyds Mills, 2005
IL 5-8, RL 5.5
ISBN 1590783093
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Is it ever going to rain again?  The year is 1939 and the place is Frostfree, Florida.  The country is just coming out of the Depression but for folks around here, life is very bleak.  The longest drought in 40 years is driving some people into the ground.  They are losing their homes and their hopes for the future.  Pidge is 13 years old and her family is facing the loss of their farm as well.  Is there any chance that Miss Millie really has the power to make it rain?
SUBJECTS:     Farm life -- Florida -- 20th Century -- Fiction.
                        Droughts -- Fiction.
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