Nominations for the December 20 Capitol Choices agenda will be due at 11:59 PM on Thursday, December 12. Nominations for the 2014 List will still be accepted for the January 17 meeting as long as the books were published in 2013. The last date for any nominations of 2013 books will be on January 9, 2014.
On a hot summer day a family scurries across their farm as a thunder storm approaches. Expressive mixed media illustrations portray the rush to get things put away and the energy of the storm. The text, written in the voice of the little girl, is engaging and conveys the excitement of everything. Young readers will experience a strong sense of a summer storm and enjoy the surprise at the end.
Energetic mixed media illustrations and expressive language convey the excitement of a sudden summer storm as a farm family scurries to gather in both chickens and laundry. While bringing relief from the heat, the storm also leaves a sweet surprise.