by Katherine Applegate

Red, an oak tree on which people leave their wishes, is threatened to be cut down after more than 200 years.

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  • Our wishtree is almost complete and ready for our student and staff wishes! Thank you for writing this book,… https://t.co/dDmZSfcd7B
  • VOE Families... our One Book One School Wishtree reading assignments have come to an end "officially", but if you'r… https://t.co/Te6PLLGISB
  • Review for Wishtree: Very meaningful book. https://t.co/JQGqA18Kid
  • @kaaauthor @ksiegarka #wishtree Beginning this book with my class as a read aloud tomorrow. We have read The One a… https://t.co/xu34zGJhRf
  • Fifth Gr Ss are working with @Madcodance to use the elements of music and movement to express emotion from the book… https://t.co/GXW1UcoZSz
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    • I loved the message in this book. In these times of division and hatred, Applegate has written a story of the importance of stories, history, inclusion, and humanity. I will definitely be reading this book to my class and asking our librarian to buy it for our school.
    • The Wishtree by Katherine ApplegateReview by Willa, 4th gradeRed is the neighborhood wishtree. This means that people get scraps of cloth and paper and write their wishes on them. Then they tie them to Red's branches. Some important people in the book are Samar, Stephen, Francesca, and of course Red. This book takes place in a small town with only a couple of houses. One day, a new family moves in and not everybody is welcoming. When this happens, Red's experience a wishtree is more important than ever. That's when he realizes he has a goal. In order to achieve that goal, he might have to break a rule or two. This book does not belong to a series, but Katherine Applegate has written many more great books like The One and Only Ivan, Crenshaw, Home of the Brave, and The Invasion. This is an amazing fiction book that is exciting, emotional, and very sweet.
    • Gave it to my 11 year old grand daughter for Christmas. She's already finished and rated 5 stars.
    • Nine year old granddaughter loved this story.