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Hallowell, Edward M.: A Walk in the Rain with a Brain.

Hallowell, Edward M. A WALK IN THE RAIN WITH A BRAIN. Il. by Bill Mayer. ISBN 0-06-000731-1. New York: Regan Books, 2004. Unp. 523.95. This is a story with a creative twist that educates young readers about what truly makes you unique. Hallowell uses this funny story to teach children to believe in themselves. Bill Mayer's vivid illustrations capture the reader's attention in this story about a girl named Lucy who meets Fred the brain, who is looking for his head. Lucy asks Fred to help make her smart. Fred tells a tale about when brains used to compete until they realized that no one person was the best because everyone has a special talent. Readers will learn that they all need to find activities that they enjoy in order to reach their own potential. Ages 5+. Reviewed by Nicole Vosper, Peel District School Board, Ontario
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Author:Vosper, Nicole
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Date:Sep 22, 2005
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