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O’Connor, Barbara.
New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2016
IL 5-8, RL 4.5
ISBN  0374302731

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Charlie Reese has been making the same secret wish every day since the fourth grade. But when she is separated from her older sister and sent to live with family she barely knows, it seems unlikely that her wish will ever come true. With the help of a stray dog, a plucky neighbor and a big-hearted family, Charlie discovers that what she thought she wants may not be what she needs in order to find happiness. (Vermont Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award, 2018)

SUBJECTS:   Conduct of life -- Fiction.
                        Dogs -- Fiction.
                        Family life -- Fiction.
                        Human-animal relationships -- Fiction.

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