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Rain is Not My Indian Name


Rain is Not My Indian Name

Rain's excitement on the eve of her 14th birthday turns to grief when she learns that her best friend Galen is killed in an accident. From that moment she shuts everyone out. But after six months pass, Rain has a reason to pick up the pieces of her life again: there are people in their small midwestern community that want funding cut off for the Indian Camp where Rain's Aunt Georgia lives. Rain, an enthusiastic photographer, is hired by a local paper to take pictures of the campers. The whole Camp situation forces Rain to confront her heritage and decide where she stands with it.

Reviewed by on June 19, 2001

Rain is Not My Indian Name
by Cynthia Leitich Smith

  • Publication Date: June 19, 2001
  • Hardcover: 144 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • ISBN-10: 0688173977
  • ISBN-13: 9780688173975