The Wish Tree

The Wish Tree
Author: Kyo Maclear
Pages: 40
ISBN: 9781452156880
Available:
Release: 2016-09-27
Editor: Chronicle Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Charles wants to find a wish tree. His brother and sister don't believe there is such a thing, but his trusty companion Boggan is ready to join Charles on a journey to find out. And along the way, they discover that wishes can come true in the most unexpected ways. The poetic text and heartwarming illustrations evoke the true essence of the holiday season and will inspire wishers everywhere. This gem of a book deserves center stage year round. Plus, this is the fixed format version, which looks almost identical to the print edition.

Wishtree Special Edition

Wishtree  Special Edition
Author: Katherine Applegate
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781250246066
Available:
Release: 2019-01-08
Editor: Feiwel & Friends
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A special edition for adults of Katherine Applegate's New York Times-bestselling novel about an oak tree and a crow who help their neighbors embrace their differences. 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. When a new family moves in, not everyone is welcoming, and Red's experience as a wishtree is more important than ever. With a message of inclusion for dreamers and welcomers, this is a book for our lives and times. "A beautifully written, morally bracing story that will leave its imprint on a reader of any age." —The New York Times Book Review

Wishtree

Wishtree
Author: Katherine Applegate
Pages: 226
ISBN: 1432848216
Available:
Release: 2018
Editor: Thorndike Press Large Print
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

An oak tree and a crow help their neighbors embrace their differences in this beautiful, nuanced novel from Newbery Medalist and "New York Times"Dbestselling author Applegate. Illustrations.

The Wish Tree

The Wish Tree
Author: John Ciardi
Pages: 96
ISBN: 9780486803999
Available:
Release: 2015-04-07
Editor: Courier Dover Publications
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A little boy who's about to turn six years old is thinking about cake and toys and the best birthday gift of all, a puppy. Daddy tells him to look for a Wish-Tree, on the bark of which is engraved TAKECAREOFYOURWISH. The boy falls asleep as he ponders his father's advice, and he dreams of a Wish-Tree, with a trunk as big as a house and so tall that the sky had to bump up to get over the top of it. A remarkable adventure follows, involving the limitless nature of wishing and responsibility. Written by the noted teacher and poet John Ciardi, this fanciful tale is filled with inventive, dreamlike drawings by Louis S. Glanzman, illustrator of the Pippi Longstocking books.

The Wishing Tree

The Wishing Tree
Author: Roseanne Thong
Pages: 32
ISBN: 1885008260
Available:
Release: 2004
Editor: Shens Books & Supplies
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Every New Year, Ming and his grandmother visit the Wishing Tree, and every year his wish comes true-- until he makes his most important wish of all.

You and Me and the Wishing Tree

You and Me and the Wishing Tree
Author: Nancy Tillman
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9781250134219
Available:
Release: 2016-09-06
Editor: Feiwel & Friends
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

We woke up in the usual way, but it was not a usual day. Out on the lawn, plain as could be, stood an orange wishing tree. "I wish!" I said. "I wish!" said you. And so our double wishes grew. Wishes are a magical part of childhood. Whether we wish on stars or blow out candles on a cake, our dreams matter. Nancy Tillman captures the wonder of wishes as only she can, with love.

The Wish Trees

The Wish Trees
Author: Andrea Koehle Jones
Pages: 24
ISBN: 9781434392053
Available:
Release: 2008-05
Editor: AuthorHouse
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Inspiring and uplifting, The Wish Trees is rooted in the idea that every child can help make the world a better place. Pre-readers and early readers will love turning the pages to reveal children planting Wish Trees and making wishes. Kids will discover the wonder of trees and enjoy searching for different animals and signs with each new page. Thoughtful, empowering and beautifully written by Canadian writer Andrea Koehle Jones, The Wish Trees features adorable and engaging illustrations by talented Venezuelan children's book illustrator Alicia Padron.

The Wishing Trees

The Wishing Trees
Author: John Shors
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9781101459980
Available:
Release: 2010-09-07
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Almost a year after the death of his wife, former high-tech executive Ian finds a letter that will change his life. It contains Kate's final wish-a plea for him to take their ten-year-old daughter, Mattie, on a trip across Asia, through the countries they had always planned to visit. Eager to honor the woman they loved, Ian and Mattie embark on an epic journey, leaving notes to Kate in "wishing trees" along the way, and encountering miracles large and small. And as they begin to find their way back to each other, they discover that healing is possible and love endures-lessons that Kate hoped to show them all along...

The Wishing Tree

The Wishing Tree
Author: Bill Francoeur
Pages: 22
ISBN:
Available:
Release: 1988
Editor: Pioneer Drama Service, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The Christmas Wishing Tree

The Christmas Wishing Tree
Author: Emily March
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781250131737
Available:
Release: 2018-09-25
Editor: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Sometimes life’s most magical journeys bring you back to where it all began...From New York Times bestselling author Emily March comes The Christmas Wishing Tree, an enchanting account of the magic and miracle of Christmas. A man who loves adventure and the open sea, Devin Murphy returns for a short Christmas trip to his small hometown of Eternity Springs. Immersed in the joy and magic of the holiday season all around him, he doesn’t hesitate to play along when a young boy phones Santa to ask for a very special wish. Devin never guesses that a wrong number has the potential to make everything in his life so right. Jenna Stockton adopted Reilly when he needed a mother and she intends to keep him safe. A small town across the country called Eternity Springs seems like a good place to hide from their past without any complications —until sexy Santa himself discovers her secrets. When Devin proposes a daring plan to face down the danger together and defeat it once and for all, she is tempted. Maybe Devin really is capable of making wishes come true? Perhaps in a Christmas wish they’ll both find the miracle they’ve been looking for all along... A delightful Christmas novel in the New York Times bestselling Eternity Springs series.

Becoming a Good Creature

Becoming a Good Creature
Author: Sy Montgomery
Pages: 40
ISBN: 9780358252108
Available:
Release: 2020
Editor: HMH Books For Young Readers
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"A luxe, full color picture book adaptation of Sy Montgomery and Rebecca Green's New York Times bestselling How to Be a Good Creature"--

Eve and Adam Chapters 1 5

Eve and Adam  Chapters 1 5
Author: Michael Grant,Katherine Applegate
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9781466834675
Available:
Release: 2012-11-27
Editor: Feiwel & Friends
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Download the first five chapters of Eve & Adam by Michael Grant and Katherine Applegate In the beginning, there was an apple- And then there was a car crash, a horrible injury, and a hospital. But before Evening Spiker's head clears, a strange boy named Solo is rushing her to her mother's research facility. There, under the best care available, Eve is left alone to heal. Just when Eve thinks she will die-not from her injuries, but from boredom-her mother gives her a special project: Create the perfect boy. Using an amazingly detailed simulation, Eve starts building a boy from the ground up. Eve is creating Adam. And he will be just perfect . . . won't he? Intrigued? Eve & Adam is available now!

A Wish to Be A Christmas Tree

A Wish to Be A Christmas Tree
Author: Colleen Monroe
Pages: 20
ISBN: 9781410308597
Available:
Release: 2011-12-01
Editor: Sleeping Bear Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This charming tale of an overgrown pine always being passed by for Christmas, and what his woodland friends do to help him, is sure to become a Christmas classic. With delightful illustrations by wildlife artist Michael Monroe and enchanting text from Colleen Monroe, the birds, deer and squirrel of this story help make their special friend's wish come true.

Crenshaw

Crenshaw
Author: Katherine Applegate
Pages: 300
ISBN: 9781250080226
Available:
Release: 2015-09-22
Editor: Feiwel & Friends
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In her first novel since The One and Only Ivan, winner of the Newbery Medal, Katherine Applegate delivers an unforgettable and magical story about family, friendship, and resilience. Jackson and his family have fallen on hard times. There's no more money for rent. And not much for food, either. His parents, his little sister, and their dog may have to live in their minivan. Again. Crenshaw is a cat. He's large, he's outspoken, and he's imaginary. He has come back into Jackson's life to help him. But is an imaginary friend enough to save this family from losing everything? Beloved author Katherine Applegate proves in unexpected ways that friends matter, whether real or imaginary. This title has Common Core connections.

The Wish Tree

The Wish Tree
Author: John Ciardi
Pages: 96
ISBN: 9780486796185
Available:
Release: 2015-05-20
Editor: Courier Dover Publications
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

On his sixth birthday, a boy learns that his wish for a puppy comes with responsibility.

The wishing tree

The wishing tree
Author: William Faulkner
Pages: 81
ISBN: OCLC:924093278
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Release: 1969
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Home of the Brave

Home of the Brave
Author: Katherine Applegate
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781466887831
Available:
Release: 2014-12-23
Editor: Feiwel & Friends
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Kek comes from Africa. In America he sees snow for the first time, and feels its sting. He's never walked on ice, and he falls. He wonders if the people in this new place will be like the winter – cold and unkind. In Africa, Kek lived with his mother, father, and brother. But only he and his mother have survived, and now she's missing. Kek is on his own. Slowly, he makes friends: a girl who is in foster care; an old woman who owns a rundown farm, and a cow whose name means "family" in Kek's native language. As Kek awaits word of his mother's fate, he weathers the tough Minnesota winter by finding warmth in his new friendships, strength in his memories, and belief in his new country. Bestselling author Katherine Applegate presents a beautifully wrought novel about an immigrant's journey from hardship to hope. Home of the Brave is a 2008 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

Willodeen

Willodeen
Author: Katherine Applegate
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781250147417
Available:
Release: 2021-09-07
Editor: Feiwel & Friends
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From #1 New York Times bestseller Katherine Applegate, a singular middle-grade novel about a girl who risks everything to help a handmade creature who comes to life. The earth is old and we are not, and that is all you must remember . . . Eleven-year-old Willodeen adores creatures of all kinds, but her favorites are the most unlovable beasts in the land: strange beasts known as “screechers.” The villagers of Perchance call them pests, even monsters, but Willodeen believes the animals serve a vital role in the complicated web of nature. Lately, though, nature has seemed angry indeed. Perchance has been cursed with fires and mudslides, droughts and fevers, and even the annual migration of hummingbears, a source of local pride and income, has dwindled. For as long as anyone can remember, the tiny animals have overwintered in shimmering bubble nests perched atop blue willow trees, drawing tourists from far and wide. This year, however, not a single hummingbear has returned to Perchance, and no one knows why. When a handmade birthday gift brings unexpected magic to Willodeen and her new friend, Connor, she’s determined to speak up for the animals she loves, and perhaps even uncover the answer to the mystery of the missing hummingbears. A timely and timeless tale about our fragile earth, and one girl’s fierce determination to make a difference.

The Wish Giver

The Wish Giver
Author: Bill Brittain
Pages: 192
ISBN: 0061958492
Available:
Release: 2009-03-17
Editor: Harper Collins
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A Newbery Honor Book that the New York Times called "an eerie delight," The Wish Giver is an engaging literary folk story about those who get what they wish for—whether they want it or not. The people of Coven Tree are no strangers to magic. In fact, the town's very name comes from a gnarled old tree where covens of witches used to gather. Even now, imps and fiends continue to appear, frightening the townsfolk with their devilish pranks. Usually these creatures are easy to spot. They have a particular smell, or sound, or way of moving, that betrays their dark nature. But Thaddeus Blinn showed none of these signs when he came to Coven Tree. He was just a funny little man who drifted into town with a strange tale about being able to give people whatever they wished—for only fifty cents. There was nothing scary about him. At least, not until the wishing began...

The Wishing Tree

The Wishing Tree
Author: Marybeth Whalen
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9780310334897
Available:
Release: 2013-06-04
Editor: Zondervan
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Savvy, determined Ivy Marshall discovers that her husband has cheated on her on the very same day her sister’s perfect boyfriend proposes on national television. When Ivy’s mother asks her to return to her family’s beach home to plan her sister’s upcoming wedding, she decides to use the excuse to escape from the pain of her broken heart. When her return to Sunset Beach, North Carolina, brings Ivy face to face with her former fiancé, old feelings are rekindled and she wonders if there is a future for them. However, when Ivy refuses to talk to her husband, he resorts to tweeting to her, expressing his remorse and making it clear he doesn’t want to give up on their marriage. As she helps prepare the wishing tree for her sister’s wedding, she must examine her dreams for her own future and what true love should be. “A lovely journey of discovery and forgiveness.” —Sheila Roberts, best-selling author of What She Wants “Marybeth Whalen writes with a light hand, skillfully blending issues of faith and the realities of modern life into a compelling and believable read.” —Marie Bostwick, New York Times best-selling author of Between Heaven and Texas