Best Read [ Joplin, Wishing] by [ Diane Stanley ] – wildweaves.co.uk

Joplin, Wishing While cleaning out her reclusive grandfather s house, Joplin discovers pieces of a broken platter in a cookie tin After having the platter repaired, Joplin wishes that she could both find a friend at school, and befriend the girl pictured in the platter The next day, Joplin befriends a boy named Barrett, and also notices a girl outside her apartment A girl who looks remarkably like the girl in the platter The girl introduces herself as Sofie, and she has a terrible secret Cursed to grant wishes for the owner of the platter for all of time, she has been trapped for centuries Joplin and Barrett vow to help her, but freeing Sofie is complicated than they could have imagined, and the three friends end up against a sinister foe who could put them all in terrible danger. Free Download Joplin, Wishing By Diane Stanley For Kindle ePUB or eBook – wildweaves.co.uk

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  1. I didn t know anything about this book when I started reading it except that I like the author It starts off contemporary realistic There s a girl named Joplin who lives in New York City Her famous eccentric grandfather has just died and she s being bullied about it at school seriously, her classmates are so cruel Joplin inherits her grandfather s broken antique painted pottery It turns out to have magical properties and presents a mystery for Joplin to untangle Honestly, this is the k I didn t know anything about this book when I started reading it except that I like the author It starts off contemporary realistic There s a girl named Joplin who lives in New York City Her famous eccentric grandfather has just died and she s being bullied about it at school seriously, her classmates are so cruel Joplin inherits her grandfather s broken antique painted pottery It turns out to hav...

  2. ARC provided by Young Adult Books CentralJoplin never knew her grandfather, the much celebrated author Martin Camrath, but when he passes away, there is a media frenzy around her New York apartment, which she and her mother share with her mother s best friend Jen The death is hard for Joplin, but only because she must deal with her mother s sadness She was allowed to take one keepsake, and grabbed a Christmas tin with a broken platter in it She and Jen go to have it restored The first person ARC provided by Young Adult Books CentralJoplin never knew her grandfather, the much celebrated author Martin Camrath, but when he passes away, there is a media frenzy around her New York apartment, which she and her mother ...

  3. I didn t want it to end 10 year old reviewer.

  4. So refreshing to read something that is so assured and does just what it needs to I am not sure whether it will get awards buzz, because it is so straightforward and not obviously ambitious or in the zeitgeist, but it d be hard to name aexpert book this year.

  5. This was a fun little story to read which had a little bit of everything in it, like time travel, magic, suspense, bullying, friendship, parental bonding and a puzzle to solve The plot of the story is very unique, and the author has paced the story well in such a way that people of any age group would enjoy reading The character development progresses nicely in the book, and you can see Joplin becomingconfident with the help of her friends I especially liked the character of Barrett and This was a fun little story to read which had a little bit of everything in it, like time travel, magic, suspense, bullying, friendship, parental bonding and a puzzle to solve The plot of the story is very unique, and the author has paced the story well in such a way that people of any age grou...

  6. I was checking in a book order of children s books and as I flipped through this to make sure all the pages were intact and not upside down, I started reading the first page 3 hours later I finished the book I really liked it Who says adults can t stray over to children s books from time to time The story starts when Joplin s very famous author grandfather dies He s been a recluse the past 30 years so Joplin has never met him Her mother has kept their identity quiet because she didn t want I was checking in a book order of children s books and as I flipped through this to make sure all the pages were intact and not upside down, I started reading the first page 3 hours later I finished the book I really liked it Who says adults can t stray over to children s books from time to time The story starts when Joplin s very famous author grandfather dies He s been a recluse the past 30 years so Joplin has never met him Her mother has kept their identity quiet because she didn t want the publicity as being his daughter.Joplin is a 11 year old who lives with her divorced mother and her mom s friend Jen who is like an aunt to her Joplin is a little different from the other kids in her classroom at school and when she enters middle school her best and only friend deserts ...

  7. Part magical, part mystery, mostly realistic fiction, this book is a treasure Upon returning to school after her grandfather s funeral, Joplin knows she is facing two tormenting dilemmas her ongoing friendless state and the certain harassment from her classmates about her famous, eccentric, all over the news grandfather Kids get suspended, a teacher handles things poorly and Joplin takes a few days off, too.Joplin brought home a broken antique platter from her grandfather s house as a mement Part magical, part mystery, mostly realistic fiction, this book is a treasure Upon returning to school after her grandfather s funeral, Joplin knows she is facing two tormenting dilemmas her ongoing friendless state and the certain harassment from her classmates about her famous, eccentric, all over the news grandfather Kids get suspended, a teacher handles things poorly and Joplin takes a few days off, too.Joplin brought home a broken antique platter from her grandfather s house as a memento and has it restored with her aunt s help While feeling sad and lonely she longingly looks at the girl in the platter and wishes for the girl to be her friend and to have a friend at school The next morning she notices a girl in her garden who looks likethe now missing girl from the platter And Joplin makes a friend at school Life gets complicated with this f...

  8. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here This book was amazing Definitely worth a 4.5 rating I loved how the different relationships were handled The way Abby and Joplin s friendship ish thing wasn t completely tossed aside was nice to see, it could ve easily went a different direction I also loved how Anne and Sophie s relationship came full circle and how they really acted like sisters towards the end I loved how Anne s depression wasn t gut wrenching Often time depression is described in a way that is too heavy and uncomfortab This book was am...

  9. Joplin inherits a mysterious broken platter from her grandfather She has it pieced together, only to discover that the little dutch girl in the pattern, Sofie, has come to life I liked this book well enough Joplin and Barrett make a nice team And I really liked the neighbour, Chloe I almost wished there wereof her The antiques d...

  10. This book didn t exactly go the way I thought it would Joplin is a girl having an even harder time at school after her grandfather, a famous writer, dies She gets to have a friend when the girl pictured on a platter becomes real but people, background revelations and events that ha...