Eleven-year-old Charlie Reese has been making the same secret wish every day since fourth grade. She even has a list of all the ways there are to make the wish, such as cutting off the pointed end of a slice of pie and wishing on it as she takes the last bite. But when she is sent to the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina to live with family she barely knows, it seems unlikely that her wish will ever come true. That is until she meets
Wishbone, a skinny stray dog who captures her heart, and Howard, a neighbor boy who proves surprising in lots of ways. Suddenly Charlie is in serious danger of discovering that what she thought she wanted may not be what she needs at all.

From award-winning author Barbara O'Connor comes a middle-grade novel about a girl who, with the help of a true-blue friend, a big-hearted aunt and uncle, and the dog of her dreams, unexpectedly learns the true meaning of family in the least likely of places.

Hardcover, 240 pages
Published on August 30, 2016 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
ISBN-10: 0374302731
ISBN-13: 9780374302733
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  • bluegreen
    bluegreenMonday, January 16, 2017 at 3:09 pm
    I really wan to read this! It looks very interesting!
    • hiFriday, January 6, 2017 at 12:08 pm
      i duno
      • loverhaterSaturday, December 31, 2016 at 12:29 pm
        • neonbook
          neonbookSaturday, December 31, 2016 at 4:24 am55 stars
          Hmm sounds interesting ☺
          • lemonade05
            lemonade05Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 3:30 am55 stars
            Looks interesting ~
            • 1234Sunday, December 25, 2016 at 8:13 am
              sounds good
              • e06
                e06Saturday, December 24, 2016 at 1:17 pm
                it looks like a very interesting book, i love reading. i could read for ten hours. I would love to have this book!!!
                • DiamondDeluxeThursday, December 22, 2016 at 2:55 pm
                  Looks cool! I think it looks like a cool book!
                  • thebeastd7w
                    thebeastd7wTuesday, December 20, 2016 at 9:58 am
                    I want it now!!!!
                    • thebeastd7w
                      thebeastd7wTuesday, December 20, 2016 at 9:58 am
                      • thebeastd7w
                        thebeastd7wTuesday, December 20, 2016 at 9:58 am
                        I need it
                    • EmmaTuesday, December 20, 2016 at 6:32 am
                      It looks good

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