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Sep 26, 2017
| 154 Minutes
| Middle Grade (10 and up)
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Sep 26, 2017 | ISBN 9780525500957 | Middle Grade (10 and up)
Trees can’t tell jokes, but they can certainly tell stories. . . .Red is an oak tree who is many rings old. Red is the neighborhood “wishtree”―people write their wishes on pieces of cloth and tie them to Red’s branches. Along with her crow friend Bongo and other animals who seek refuge in Red’s 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 Red’s experiences as a wishtree are more important than ever.Funny, deep, warm, and nuanced, Wishtree is Newbery Medalist and New York Times–bestselling author Katherine Applegate at her very best―writing from the heart, and from a completely unexpected point of view.
Katherine Applegate is the author of the bestselling Animorphs series and the novels Home of the Brave, available on audio from Listening Library, and The One and Only Ivan, winner of the 2013 Newbery Medal. She lives with her husband,… More about Katherine Applegate
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