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Katerina's Wish


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An immigrant girl discovers that hard work and determination can make dreams come true in this and#8220;top-notchand#8221; (andlt;I andgt;Kirkus Reviewsandlt;/Iandgt;, starred review) debut that is and#8220;a rich story threaded withand#8230;a vibrant setting and castand#8221; (andlt;I andgt;Publishers Weeklyandlt;/Iandgt;, starred review).andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Katerina has a dream. Itand#8217;s her papaand#8217;s dream, too. Her family came to America to buy their own farm. But a year later, Papa is still working in the dangerous coal mine. Each day, the farm seems farther away.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Then Katerina is reminded of the carp that granted three wishes in an old folktale. When her younger sisters hear the story, they immediately make wishes. Trina doesnand#8217;t believe in such sillinessand#8212;but what is she to think when her sistersand#8217; wishes come true?andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;A farm is still too big to wish for. But, with the help of the neighborand#8217;s handsome son, Trina starts building her dream with hard work and good sense. Then tragedy strikes, and it seems that nothing Trina wishes for will ever come true again.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;With warmth and gentle humor, Jeannie Mobley tells the story of a girl whose determination is as inspiring as her dreams.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Jeannie Mobleyandlt;/Bandgt; is an archaeologist and professor who lives in Colorado. Visit her online at

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Mobley, Jeannie
Margaret K. McElderry Books
Family - General
Children s-General
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Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
fc cvr (spfx: spot gloss); digital
7.62 x 5.12 in
Age Level:
from 8 up to 12

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Children's » Folk Tales » Mythical Creatures
Children's » General
Children's » Historical Fiction » United States » 19th Century
Children's » Historical Fiction » United States » General

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