A Kirkus Reviews Best Young Adult Book of the Year A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age
Sixteen-year-old Lana Morris wishes her life were different: her Ice Queen of a foster mother won’t leave her alone, and she has no friends but the other foster kids she takes care of.
Then she stumbles into a mysterious antique shop and trades her most valued possession for a single box of drawing paper: thirteen thick, blank pages, like thirteen wishes waiting to be made. Suddenly, impossibly, it seems Lana might actually have the power to change things. But wishing isn’t always as harmless as it seems…
From the Hardcover edition.
About Laura McNeal
Laura McNeal is a freelance journalist and former English teacher. She is married to the author Tom McNeal and they live in Southern California.
About Tom McNeal
Tom McNeal is the critically acclaimed author of many short stories and the adult novel, Goodnight, Nebraska, winner of the 1999 James A. Michener Memorial Prize. He is married to the writer Laura McNeal and they live in Fallbrook, California.
Published by Knopf Books for Young Readers Dec 24, 2008| 304 Pages| Young Adult| ISBN 9780307483676