A Screaming Kind of Day

A Screaming Kind of Day

Book - 1999
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Scully, a young hearing-impaired girl, wants to play outside in the rain, away from her brother Leo and her busy mother. She loves to feel the sensation of the rain running over her face. After escaping briefly to the wet green trees outside, she is grounded and not allowed to leave the house for a day. As evening approaches, Scully and her mother are able to share a special moment together watching the stars.

Winner of the 1999 Governor General's Literary Award for Children's Literature - Text

"This wonderful book is a carefully composed collection of moments during one of those days when parents experience exasperation. Rachna Gilmore, a talented author,magically captures a child's overbrimming love of life and irrepressible spirit of mischief and rebellion. This is not abook with a message; rather, it is a sweet story told in exquisite fashion. A Screaming Kind of Day is an engaging, "singing in the rain" book which children will love to read."
-- Jury Statement, 1999 Governor General's Literary Awards, Children's Literature Text.

Publisher: Toronto : Fitzhenry & Whiteside, c1999
ISBN: 9781550415148
Branch Call Number: JP Gilmo 3558jv 1
Characteristics: 38 p. :,col. ill
Additional Contributors: Sauv, Gordon


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