Author/Publisher/Website: Messner, K.
Evaluation/Record Entry Date: May/2017
Primary Identifier: 9781619633766
Recommended Grades and Subjects/Courses:
5-8 (View recommended grades/subjects/courses)
English Language Arts
Seventh Wish, The
While ice fishing at the local lake, Charlie stumbles upon a magical fish that grants wishes. Thrilled with this gift, she uses the wishes for a new dress for a dance competition and for hilarious surprises for her friends, but a family crisis quickly teaches her that some problems cannot be solved by wishing. This middle school novel tackles the subject of drug addiction and the common misconceptions that people have about addicts in a thoughtful and engaging way. The book lends itself to discussion, debates, creative and persuasive writing, and critical analysis. +Read More...