The Rain Catchers by Jean Thesman
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Abandoned by her newly widowed mother, Grayling grows up in her grandmother's house, surrounded by women who must face the death of one of their own.
 

About Jean Thesman

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Jean Thesman is the author of more than a dozen books for young readers. She makes her home with her husband in Bothell, Washington.
 
Published March 25, 1991 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 182 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books. Fiction

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Grayling, 14, doesn't know why Mother abandoned her after her father was killed, becoming a driven, inaccessible businesswoman, fearfully barricaded in her sterile apartment.

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In this resonant work, 14-year-old Grayling--who lives with her grandmother in a house full of women--finally is told of her background as she confronts her first romance. Ages 12-up. (Aug.)

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Grayling lives with her grandmother in a house full of women.

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In this resonant work, 14-year-old Grayling--who lives with her grandmother in a house full of women--finally is told of her background as she confronts her first romance. Ages 12-up. (Aug.)

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