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{A Wishbone Come True: Kristin Earhart}A Wishbone Come True by Kristin Earhart
Series: Puppy Powers
Published by Scholastic Press on May 27, 2014
Genres: Childrens, Fantasy
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback
Source: Scholastic Press
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{Synopsis} – Lexi loves dogs: TRUE
Lexi has a dog: FALSE

Lexi Torres has to face the cold, hard truth-her parents are never going to relent on the NO DOGS ALLOWED rule.

Or are they? When a mysterious pet store comes to town, Lexi suddenly has reason to hope. There's something special about the animals at Power's Pets. . . something downright magical!

{My thoughts} – Lexi Torres and her friends discover that their favorite toy store has closed, but while they are looking into the window of the empty store they notice a dog and a cat. A little while later they meet Mr. Power the new owner of the store which is going to be call Powers Pets. When Lexi gets home she again with the help of her brother mentions that she wants a dog to her parents, but they still tell her no. Lexi has a few things going on with the stoe closing, her best friend Simon moving, school starting soon and her birthday coming up.

When Lexi goes with her parents to find out what is going on with school her envelope from the teacher ends up in the Pet Store. While she is there she meets a puppy named Luna. The store owner has the puppy do a special trick in front of Lexi and her parents and all the sudden it’s okay for her to have a dog. Lexi then takes Luna home. It doesn’t take her long to discover Luna’s trick is anything short of magic and when she does it people she talks to are forced to be honest.

Lexi is excited about the new puppy and wants Simon to meet it but Simon is moving and hasn’t talked to her. She eventually catches up with him and his dog on a walk and they work things out. Lexi and her other friends soon agree to help Mr. Power in his store.

This book is written in a nice playful tone. It is attention grabbing, a fast read and easy to understand. I think that aside from the magic puppy tricks and child can relate to the things that Lexi is forced to deal with in this book. I loved the illustrations and how they helped to add to the storyline. It is also an excellent book for any child that loves animals, particularly dogs!

Final Conclusion: 5 Star Rating.