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Van Cleve, Kathleen.
New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, 2010
IL 3-6, RL 4.1
ISBN 0803733623
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Itís not easy when the kids at school pick on you because of your family business. For Polly, it happens to be a magical rhubarb farm.  For generations it has rained every Monday at exactly 1 p.m. giving life to the giant rhubarb which not only supplies her family income, but also is a tourist attraction since the rhubarb tastes like chocolate.  But something goes terribly wrong. The rain stops--causing the rhubarb to wilt;  Pollyís brother Freddy comes down with a deadly illness and Pollyís beloved aunt wants to sell the farm. Does Polly have what it takes to solve the mystery and save the farm?  (Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards, 2011-2012)
SUBJECTS:     Farms -- Fiction.
                        Magic -- Fiction.
                        Self-realization -- Fiction.
                        Rain and rainfall -- Fiction.

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