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“I wish for an adventure so big

that I get to feel things

I’ve never felt before,

bigger things,

more grown-up things.”

The Summer of 1985

The summer Alex Wendell turned thirteen. Too old for Scooby Doo and Fred Flintstone, Alex was old enough to ask questions about the Unabomber, but not quite old enough to understand the hostage situation of the Iran-Contra Affair. On the last day of sixth grade, she clutched a fistful of purple helium balloons at her elementary school balloon launch for Save the Children. She made six wishes for things she wanted to let go of. Six for things she wanted. And one wish, the most important one, for something she didn’t completely understand.

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"This book has incredible descriptions and metaphors, and had me nodding and laughing throughout the story.
It was delicious."


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