The Wishing Moon

Published 2009
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Aminah is an orphan living on the streets of Al-Kal'as. When she appeals to the princess for help, the black-hearted wife of Aladdin throws an old lamp at her head. The lamp holds an obstreperous jinni who informs Aminah that she can make three wishes after each full moon. With the jinni's magic, Aminah regains security and comfort, and she even assembles a makeshift family. Still, Aminah cannot achieve true happiness until she has improved the lives of the people she left behind. Meanwhile, the power-hungry princess hunts down Aminah and the lamp. Will Aminah's good deeds lead to her demise? This fanciful yarn about what happens to the lamp after Aladdin will enchant readers who relish action, adventure, fantasy, and humor.

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Target Audience Note:
MG+/Upper middle grades (6th-12th)
740 Lexile.
5.4 ATOS Level
Electronic reproduction. New York : Dutton Children's, 2009. Requires .
Juvenile Fiction.
Electronic books.
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