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Wishtree|Katherine Applegate

Overview

An oak tree and a crow help their neighbors embrace their differences in this beautiful, nuanced, New York Times-bestselling middle-grade novel from Newbery Medalist author Katherine Applegate.

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 a crow named 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 experience as a wishtree is more important than ever. Funny, deep, warm, and nuanced, this is Katherine Applegate at her very best--writing from the heart, and from a completely unexpected point of view. This book has Common Core connections.

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781250233899
  • ISBN-10: 1250233895
  • Publisher: Square Fish
  • Publish Date: March 2023
  • Dimensions: 7.56 x 5.12 x 0.71 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.44 pounds
  • Page Count: 240
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12

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