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Review of ‘Wishtree’

BookPage Children's Top Pick, October 2017

What can be done in the face of racism and hatred? Newbery ­Medal-winning author Katherine Applegate deftly explores this question in her stellar new novel, Wishtree.

A 10-year-old Muslim girl named Samar and her parents move into a house in a suburban neighborhood, hoping for a new life. Samar…

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