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Rain (2015) tells the story of one of our planet's most valued, disruptive, and empowering natural forces. These slates follow a path from ancient rain worship to the use of weather forecasts across the centuries – and also the scientific rationale for raining frogs.

Cynthia Barnett is an environmental journalist who has covered water issues ranging from the Suwannee River to Singapore. She is the author of Mirage, which won the gold medal for best nonfiction title in the Florida Book Awards, and Blue Revolution, which the Boston Globe named one of the top ten science books of 2011.
  • Anyone who is interested in the relationship between the natural world and human civilization
  • Hobby meteorologists interested in learning more about the science