In the book Rain Reign, Rose is a fifth grade girl with Aspergers, and she is obsessed with homonyms and prime numbers. She struggles socially in and out of school, and relies heavily on her teacher’s aid and uncle for support. Her father has a drinking problem and struggles to keep a job, but wants to do better for her than his father did for him. Rose’s greatest love is her dog, Rain. But Rain is missing after a hurricane swept through their community, and Rose must show resourcefulness and incredible strength in her search to find her missing dog.