Wishtree

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By Katherine Applegate
Publisher Feiwel & Friends
Wishtree
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The New York Timesbestselling story of kindness, friendship, and hope. Trees cant tell jokes, but they can certainly tell stories. . . .Red is an oak tree who is many rings old. Red is the neighborhood wishtreepeople write their wishes on pieces of cloth and tie them to Reds branches. Along with a crow named Bongo and other animals who seek refuge in Reds hollows, this wishtree watches over the neighborhood.You might say Red has seen it all. Until a new family moves in. Not everyone is welcoming, and Reds experience as a wishtree is more important than ever.Funny, deep, warm, and nuanced, this is Katherine Applegate at her very bestwriting from the heart, and from a completely unexpected point of view.This book has Common Core connections.

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19286 words19,286 words
200 pages200 pages
Lexile 590LLexile 590L
Grade 4 to 9Grade 4 to 9
Age 9-14Age 9-14
Published 2017Published 2017

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Book ISBN:

9781250143037

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