Tap Tap Boom Boom by Elizabeth Bluemle, illustrated by G. Brian Karas
It’s a mad dash for shelter as rain sweeps into an urban neighborhood. Where to go? The subway! It’s the perfect place to wait out the wind and weather.
Let it Rain by Maryann Cocca-Leffler
Follow a group of children as they enjoy the rain and all the wonderful activities of spring.
The Falling Raindrop by Neil Johnson & Joel Chin
A newborn raindrop falls happily from the sky, until he begins to worry about what might happen next.
Rain by Linda Ashman, illustrated by Christian Robinson
As an old man grumbles his way through a rainy morning, spreading gloom, his neighbor, a young child, spreads cheer while hopping through puddles in frog-themed rainwear.
Who likes Rain? By Wong Herbert Yee
As a young girl splashes in the rain, she plays a guessing game with the reader about other living things that enjoy a cloudburst.
Red Rubber Boot Day by Mary Lyn Ray, illustrated by Lauren Stringer
A child describes all the things there are to do on a rainy day.
The Big Storm: A Very Soggy Counting Book by Nancy Tafuri
As clouds amass overhead and rain starts to pour, ten little woodland animals hurry to find shelter. The text counts up as Bird, Mouse, Squirrel, Rabbit, Chipmunk, Woodchuck, Raccoon, Possum, and Red Fox all run for cover–then Skunk squeezes in and makes it 10!
Come On, Rain! by Karen Hesse, illustrated by Jon J. Muth
A young girl eagerly awaits a coming rainstorm to bring relief from the oppressive summer heat.
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