cover image Well Wished

Well Wished

Franny Billingsley. Atheneum Books, $9.95 (176pp) ISBN 978-0-689-83255-0

In this first novel, an orphaned 11-year-old, freed from a torturous life with her aunt, discovers a wishing well when she moves in with her grandfather but quickly learns the danger of getting what you ask for. Ages 8-12. (Feb.)