Characters: Jack, The Rain, Father, Ernie, and Dorothy
COUGH! COUGH! COUGH!
And then Dorothy said...
Perspective: Jack and everyone else living the Kansas farmland need the rain water to grow their crops. The Rain wants to stay in a human form to gain more power.
An what did I tell you, Jack saved the day!
Theme: The theme of this book is that when an obstacle comes your way, if you try your best you will overcome it.
NO!!! I'm turning into rain again!
Where thunder is... surely rain follows!
Settings: at home, at Ernie's, and at the barn
Symbols: Dorothy's book of Dorothy's adventures symbolize her wanting to go on an adventure.
Summary: In this book, Jack is ignored by his father and is determined to get his attention. He is also faced with the problem of bringing the rain to his sister, who has severe asthma because there is so much dust. Rain is the the only thing that will help her in this dry, dusty, place.