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Wishes
Written by Trish Holland Illustrated by Hannah Neale Recommended for ages 3 - 8 Book-summary-button
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When you download Wishes, you are getting more than a book. You are getting the award-winning, comprehensive literacy program that will help your child become a confident reader and develop critical thinking skills. Wishes is widely used in the most innovative school districts throughout the United States today!

Wishes
More than a book...an eLearning System
Includes:
E-book
A beautifully illustrated interactive book with rhyming, music, and alliteration.
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Three levels of games that develop vocabulary, short-term memory skills, phonemic awareness, and reading fluency.
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Three levels of games that improve comprehension and test taking skills.
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Three levels of games that assess learning objectives within the book.
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Three levels of games that reinforce letter recognition and enhance spelling skills.
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A unique writing tool that encourages your child to become an author by creating variations of the book he/she just read.
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Book Summary: 
A young boy has an amazing list of wishes for his big day. From going on a picnic to riding a giraffe to petting a lion, his list is long and imaginative. Readers will be delighted to see just how his parents fulfill his every wish.
 
Your Child Will Learn:
• Students will identify action words.
• Students will distinguish the meanings of homographs used as nouns and action words.
• to understand past tense with –ed endings.
• to understand the use of adjectives.
• to analyze illustrations for comprehension.
• to complete the sentence I wish to _____.
 
Key Features That Promote Reading in Young Children:
• Words are highlighted as the story is read.
• Individual words are spoken when touched.
• Research-based academic words reinforce vocabulary needed for school.
• Auditory support, rhyming, and alliteration develop reading fluency.
• Unique English/Spanish toggle switch provides bilingual support on every page.
• Three levels of game play promote independent learning.
• Stories come to life with interactive animations and music.
• Engaging content with surprises on every page.