Wish Girl

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By Nikki Loftin
Publisher Razorbill
Wish Girl
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A dying girl gives a boy the strength to live in this lyrical novel that will break your heart and lift your spirit Peter Stones parents and siblings are extroverts, musicians, and yellersand the louder they get, the less Peter talks, or even moves, until he practically fits his last name. When his family moves to the Texas Hill Country, though, Peter finds a tranquil, natural valley where he can, at last, hear himself think.There, he meets a girl his age: Annie Blythe. Annie tells Peter shes a wish girl. But Annie isnt just any wish girl; shes a MakeAWish Girl. And in two weeks she will begin a dangerous treatment to try and stop her cancer from spreading. Left alone, the disease will kill her. But the treatment may cause serious, lasting damage to her brain. Annie and Peter hatch a plan to escape into the valley, which they begin to think is magical. But the pair soon discovers that the valleyand lifemay have other plans for them. And sometimes wishes come true in ways they would never expect.

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55101 words55,101 words
256 pages256 pages
Lexile 590LLexile 590L
Grade 3 to 7Grade 3 to 7
Age 8-12Age 8-12
Published 2016Published 2016

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