The 11:11 Wish (Hardcover)

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by Kim Tomsic

“This charmingly delightful and magical story introduces us to Megan, the new kid in 7th grade. She accidentally stumbles upon the magic contained in an old cat-shaped clock in one of her classrooms…when the magic becomes real at exactly 11:11 am as she silently chants an old saying of her grandmother’s. Wild occurrences and antics ensue and Megan must find a way out of them all. A perfect kids’ book club or classroom pick—or just to read alone, The 11:11 Wish has themes of being the new kid, social acceptance and fitting in, and bring true to who you are; issues that many kids struggle with. The book would be a great tool to tackle them. And it’s such a fun book at the same time! I thoroughly enjoyed it!”  —Kristen Gilligan


— Kristen Gilligan


"A pawsitively magical twist on middle school mayhem."--Ingrid Law, Newbery Honor-winning author of Savvy

Megan Meyers has a foolproof plan to reinvent herself at her new school. Good-bye, dorky math nerd; hello, friend magnet But her first day at Saguaro Prep starts off weird to the tenth power.

When she's dared to "make something exciting happen," Megan is thrown into the middle of an epic power struggle between the two seventh-grade Spirit Captains. So with nothing to lose, Megan wishes for "some magic" as her classroom's cat clock chimes 11:11--and is granted an enchanted teen magazine promising miracle makeovers and sure-fire secrets for winning friends and crushes.

But magic can have dangerous side effects, and as her social life grows exponentially worse, Megan begins to wonder if wishing was ever a purrfect idea.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062654946
ISBN-10: 0062654942
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Publication Date: February 13th, 2018
Pages: 368
Language: English