By Barbara O'Connor

Eleven-year-old Charlie Reese has been making a similar mystery want each day due to the fact fourth grade. She even has a listing of the entire methods there are to make the want, akin to removing the pointed finish of a slice of pie and hoping on it as she takes the final chew. but if she is distributed to the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina to reside with relatives she slightly is aware, it sort of feels not likely that her want will ever come actual. that's until eventually she meets
Wishbone, a thin stray puppy who captures her middle, and Howard, a neighbor boy who proves unbelievable in many methods. without warning Charlie is in critical chance of gaining knowledge of that what she proposal she sought after will not be what she wishes in any respect.

From award-winning writer Barbara O'Connor comes a middle-grade novel a few lady who, with the aid of a true-blue pal, a big-hearted aunt and uncle, and the puppy of her goals, all at once learns the real that means of family members the least bit most likely of places.

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