The Wish

The Wish

Book - 2000
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When granted her wish to be the most popular girl in school, Wilma, an eighth grader, forgets that she will graduate in three weeks and her popularity will vanish.
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2000
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780060279004
0060279001
Branch Call Number: J/FIC/Levin 359401 1
Characteristics: 197 p
Audience: "Ages 8-12"

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bubles77
Jul 20, 2015

The part where I felt most happy for Wilma Sturtz was when she becomes popular at Claverford, her middle school. She becomes popular because of her wish she made when she met an extraordinary old lady. This woman is like a fairy god mother who changes Wilma's situation into a dream. She gets love poems from a boy in secret and invited to a graduation dance where she meets her mysterious admirer and gets noticed by others. When the wish expires the next day, she realizes that she doesn't need to be popular to be happy.

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Maiya_Schmidt
Jun 26, 2014

I really liked this book! (but for some reason I can't remember why, XD!!!)

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dprodrig
Apr 28, 2014

I honestly thought that this is one of the best juv fiction books for girls that I have read in awhile. Due to an act of kindness, Wilma gets a wish which she changes at the very last minute to become the most popular girl in high school. She manages to remain true to herself and the interesting part is what happens when the wish expires the day after graduation.

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SilverSparrow
Apr 29, 2012

This is a good book- funny but serious too. Anyone can identify with this book- especially if you have been bullied. This is a great book that isn't known enough.

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ednauhkish
Nov 22, 2010

The plot is greatly laid out. The story just captures your heart. Gail managed to be funny and serious at the same time. She really managed to get everyone to see their lives in the story.

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