When Rain Turns to Snow
By Jane Godwin
A BOOK HOOK from the Ipswich District Teacher-Librarian Network
Making friends and more importantly, keeping them, is a big part of any 13-year-old’s life. Lissa’s school and home environments feel fractured, so when Reed suddenly appears searching for answers to improbable questions, Lissa’s anxiety compels her to help him. This timely exploration of family secrets, the devastating impact of social media, and the tests of loyalty, depicts life in all its messy, glorious complications. Read pages 7 to 9 to witness Lissa’s first encounter with a mysterious boy and his even more mysterious bundle.