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Rain School, Rumford, James
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Author Name:    Rumford, James

Title:   Rain School

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    HMH Books for Young Readers 

ISBN Number:   0547243073 / 9780547243078

Seller ID:   R9780547243078

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It is the first day of school in Chad, Africa. Children are filling the road.
"Will they give us a notebook?" Thomas asks.
"Will they give us a pencil?"
"Will I learn to read?"
But when he and the other children arrive at the schoolyard, they find no classroom, no desks. Just a teacher. "We will build our school," she says. "This is our first lesson."
James Rumford, who lived in Chad as a Peace Corps volunteer, fills these pages with vibrant ink-and-pastel colors of Africa and the spare words of a poet to show how important learning is in a country where only a few children are able to go to school.



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