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Wishes Are Free

Diana Mercedes Howell

Winner of "Readers Favorite" Five Star Medallion

"Friends are everywhere if you have a big heart and know where to look."

It's 1959 in California, and ten-year-old Rose O'Reilly has sworn an oath to stay friends always with her best friend from birth. Then, boom, Linney moves 2,000 miles away.

She worries that she will never find another friend like Linney and turns to Grandpa, who just lost his wife and best friend, Mawnie. They hold weekly chat cafes in the kitchen, and Rose discovers your grandpa can be your friend. Or a boy with cerebral palsy, and a lost dog, or a classmate who comes to school with unexplained bruises. Still, there's that achy hole in her heart Linney left behind.

She wishes on Venus, the Evening Star, for a new best friend to take Linney's place, for Grandpa to come to live with them, and for a dog. She may as well wish for a dog, too. Wishes Are Free.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Diana Howell
  • Publish Date: Sep 15th, 2022
  • Pages: 234
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.49in - 0.70lb
  • EAN: 9798986676715
  • Categories: Social Themes - Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
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