Rou and the Great Race Trade Book (Hardcover)

Written By & Illustrated by  Pam Fong
Critically Reviewed
  1. Hardcover
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Written By & Illustrated by  Pam Fong
Critically Reviewed

In a time when a flower is so rare that it is the grand prize of an annual race, Rou’s only wish is to win for her grandma, who is haunted by memories of when flowers were once abundant. But sometimes the real prize is not what’s offered by others, but what we make for ourselves.

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In a time when a flower is so rare that it is the grand prize of an annual race, Rou’s only wish is to win for her grandma, who is haunted by memories of when flowers were once abundant. But sometimes the real prize is not what’s offered by others, but what we make for ourselves. Read Less Description

Rou and the Great Race Trade Book (Hardcover)

Written By & Illustrated by  Pam Fong
Written By & Illustrated by  Pam Fong
Critically Reviewed
Critically Reviewed

In a time when a flower is so rare that it is the grand prize of an annual race, Rou’s only wish is to win for her grandma, who is haunted by memories of when flowers were once abundant. But sometimes the real prize is not what’s offered by others, but what we make for ourselves.

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In a time when a flower is so rare that it is the grand prize of an annual race, Rou’s only wish is to win for her grandma, who is haunted by memories of when flowers were once abundant. But sometimes the real prize is not what’s offered by others, but what we make for ourselves. Read Less Description
In a time when a flower is so rare that it is the grand prize of an annual race, Rou’s only wish is to win for her grandma, who is haunted by memories of when flowers were once abundant. But sometimes the real prize is not what’s offered by others, but what we make for ourselves.
  1. Hardcover
    Price $17.95
SKU WW-NL5603
ISBN 9781478869528
Series Reycraft Books
SKU WW-NL5603
ISBN 9781478869528
Series Reycraft Books
Lexile level 540L
Genre Science Fiction
Language English
Theme Our Changing Earth
BISAC Subject Headings Juvenile Fiction / Dystopian
Juvenile Fiction / Family / Multigenerational
Juvenile Fiction / Dystopian
Juvenile Fiction / Family / Multigenerational
Price $17.95
Author & Illustrator

Pam Fong

Pam Fong is always running from one creative project to another, planting as many ideas as possible and impatiently waiting for things to bloom. Creating Rou and the Great Race has taught her that good things come to those who wait. She lives in San Diego, California.
Reviews

This cautionary tale about urban development and inequity also highlights how Rou is empowered through her generosity.

—Kirkus Reviews

In a time when a flower is so rare that it is the grand prize of an annual race, Rou’s only wish is to win for her grandma, who is haunted by memories of when flowers were once abundant. But sometimes the real prize is not what’s offered by others, but what we make for ourselves.

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SKU WW-NL5603
ISBN 9781478869528
Series Reycraft Books
Lexile level 540L
Genre Science Fiction
Language English
Theme Our Changing Earth
Juvenile Fiction / D Juvenile Fiction / Dystopian
Juvenile Fiction / Family / Multigenerational
Full Description

In a time when a flower is so rare that it is the grand prize of an annual race, Rou’s only wish is to win for her grandma, who is haunted by memories of when flowers were once abundant. But sometimes the real prize is not what’s offered by others, but what we make for ourselves.

Author & Illustrator

Pam Fong

Pam Fong is always running from one creative project to another, planting as many ideas as possible and impatiently waiting for things to bloom. Creating Rou and the Great Race has taught her that good things come to those who wait. She lives in San Diego, California.
Reviews

This cautionary tale about urban development and inequity also highlights how Rou is empowered through her generosity.

—Kirkus Reviews

About The Author

Adria F. Klein, Ph.D

Adria F. Klein, Ph.D., is an educational speaker, author, and expert in literacy instruction; author of children’s books; and director of a center focused on early literacy intervention at Saint Mary’s College of California. She earned her doctorate in Reading and ESL from the University of New Mexico. 

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Peter Afflerbach, Ph.D.

Peter Afflerbach, Ph.D., is Professor of Reading in the Department of Teaching and Learning, Policy, and Leadership at the University of Maryland. His research includes focus on reading comprehension strategies and processes, verbal reporting, reading in Internet and hypertext environments, and mindfulness. Peter’s work as an author or co-author includes Fostering Metacognitive and Independent Readers and Meaningful Reading Assessment. He earned his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology at the University at Albany, SUNY. 

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