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Katherine Applegate

  • Kepler's Books 1010 El Camino Real Menlo Park, CA, 94025 United States (map)

Meet beloved author Katherine Applegate  and fall in love with Wishtree, a heartwarming story that reveals the powers of love, healing, and community

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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.

Katherine Applegate is the Newbery Medal–winning and #1 New York Times bestselling author of numerous books for young readers, including The One and Only Ivan, Crenshaw, Wishtree, and the Animorphs series. 


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