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Also Available for checkout at the Evergreen Park Public Library 

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.

 

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