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Waiting for the Magic

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4 out of 5
Based on 2,432 Ratings and 472 Reviews

Book Description
People may drift apart, but love can hold them together. A touching tale of pets and family told in the "venerable spare and moving style" of Newbery Medalist Patricia MacLachlan, author of Sarah, Plain and Tall (Booklist).

When William's father leaves, his mother promptly goes out and adds four dogs and a cat to their lives. William's sure that nothing can fill the hole left by his fath... More

Book Information
PublisherAtheneum Books For Young Readers
BindingPaperback (4 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages160
ISBN-101416927468
ISBN-13978-1416927464
Publication Date09/18/2012
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About Patricia MacLachlan (Author) : Patricia MacLachlan is the bestselling author of beloved books for young readers, including Arthur, For the Very First Time, winner of the Golden Kite Award for fiction; The Facts and Fictions of Minn... more
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About Amy June Bates (Illustrator) : Amy June Bates is a published illustrator of children's books. Published credits of Amy June Bates include Martin's Dream (Ready-to-Read. Level 1), Hillary Rodham Clinton: Dreams Taking Flight, You Ca... more
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