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Wright, Betty Ren.
New York : Holiday House, 2000.
IL 3-6, RL 4.7
ISBN 0823416119
Corby Hill is stuck spending the summer at his grandparents’ house in Wisconsin.  His grandpa constantly reminds him how different he is from his father when he was his age.  Corby’s new friend Buck thinks he’s a chicken.  So to prove Buck wrong Corby agrees to go into the woods at midnight to find the Wish Master, a giant statue that supposedly grants wishes.  Does the statue really have magical powers?  Corby makes wishes that are granted—just not like he exactly asks for them to be.  This doesn’t matter to Corby until one wish nearly costs him something or someone dear to his heart.  Read The Wish Master and find out the truth about the statue that is rumored to grant wishes.  (Cappy Holman,, USC Graduate Student)
SUBJECTS:     Wishes -- Fiction.
                        Grandfathers -- Fiction.
                        Self-perception -- Fiction.


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