Winner of the 2007 SW Children's Book Award, 2008 AAAS Science Children's Book, 2008 Americas Award Commended Title, and 2008 OneBook Arizona Award. Brought to life in this delightful story are some of nature's most spectacular phenomena. There are few things more exciting than a monsoon storm, with its dramatic lightning, thunder, wind, and cloudbursts. Hip Hip Hooray, It's Monsoon Day! is a story of how many people anticipate and celebrate the coming of the monsoon season, which largely defines North America's spectacular Sonoran Desert. As the story unfolds, Aaron and his family introduce us to cultural traditions and meterorological wonders, and to the animals and plants of this region. Bilingual. A 2007 Southwest Books of the Year Children's Pick, 3 Stars from the AAAS Science Children's Book Award, and an Americas Award Commended title!