Lakin, P. (2007). Rainy Day. New York, New York: Dial Books for Young Readers

Annotation: This book is about four alligator siblings that are sick of the rain ruining their playtime outside. They deal with their sadness and boredom by venturing outside anyways, and they have the time of their lives.

Genre: Fiction

Grade: K

Readers who will like this book: This book is good for readers who have experienced the boredom of a rainy day. This book is also good for readers who are looking for ideas for things to do on a rainy day.

Response/ Rating: I would rate this book a 4 (1-5). The text is very large and the sentences are simple for beginning readers. The adventure the alligators take on in the rain is also very exciting for young readers.

Question: What emotions did the alligator siblings take on through the story? Can you relate to their emotions?