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What you wish for : stories and poems for Darfur

Author: Alexander McCall Smith
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With contributions from some of the best talent writing for children, this is a collection of short stories and poems all linked by the universal power of a wish - the abstract things we all wish for - home, family, safety and love - Includes work by Meg Cabot, Karen Hesse, Cornelia Funke, R.L. Stine, John Green, and Cynthia Voigt.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Fiction
Juvenile poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander McCall Smith
ISBN: 9780399254543 0399254544
OCLC Number: 809129548
Description: 252 pages : illustrations
Contents: The strange story of Bobby Box / Alexander McCall Smith --
Pearl's fateful wish / Jeanne DuPrau --
Wishes / Jane Yolen --
The protectionist / Meg Cabot --
The great wall / Sofia Quintero --
Nell / Karen Hesse --
What I wish for / Gary Soto --
Reasons / John Green --
The lost art of letter writing / Ann M Martin --
Secret Song / Naomi Shihab Nye --
The stepsister / Cynthia Voigt --
Rosanna / Cornelia Funke --
I wish I could live (in a book) / Nikki Giovanni --
Funny things / R L Stine --
Cautious wishing / Marilyn Nelson --
The rules for wishing / Francisco X Stork --
The conjurers / Nate Powell --
The sky blue ball / Joyce Carol Oates Summary: With contributions from some of the best talent writing for children, this is a collection of short stories and poems all linked by the universal power of a wish --
the abstract things we all wish for --
home, family, safety and love.
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With contributions from some of the best talent writing for children, this is a collection of short stories and poems all linked by the universal power of a wish - the abstract things we all wish for - home, family, safety and love - Includes work by Meg Cabot, Karen Hesse, Cornelia Funke, R.L. Stine, John Green, and Cynthia Voigt.

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