The Rain

Bergin Virginia
The Rain

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ISBN:
9781447266068
Publisher:
Macmillan Children's Books
Key Stage:
KS3 - KS4
Publication Date:
17 Jul 2014
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Virginia Bergin imagines a world where the weather can kill in the heart-stopping survival thriller, The Rain.

An apocalyptic thriller, The Rain by Virginia Bergin is a coming of age story of survival in a scary, weather-beaten world.

One minute sixteen-year-old Ruby Morris is having her first proper snog with Caspar McCloud in a hot tub, and the next she's being bundled inside the house, dripping wet, cold and in her underwear. Not cool.

As she and Caspar shiver in the kitchen, it starts to rain. They turn on the radio to hear panicked voices - `It's in the rain . . . it's in the rain . . . '

That was two weeks ago, and now Ruby is totally alone. People weren't prepared for the rain, got caught out in it, didn't realize that you couldn't drink water from the taps either. Even a drop of rain would infect your blood, and eat you from the inside out. Ruby knows she has to get to London to find her dad, but she just doesn't know where to start . . .

After rescuing all the neighbourhood dogs, Ruby sets off on a journey that will take her the length of the country - surviving in the only way she knows how.

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Year Group:
Year 8 - Year 11 [GCSE]
Edition:
Unabridged edition
Subjects Covered:
  • Fiction
  • • Crime and Thrillers

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AR Quiz no:
227996 EN
Interest Level:
Middle Years Plus
Book Level:
5.1
Book points:
14.0
Country Pub:
United Kingdom
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