The Resource Once Upon A Wish : True Inspirational Stories of Make-A-Wish Children, (ebook)

Once Upon A Wish : True Inspirational Stories of Make-A-Wish Children, (ebook)

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Once Upon A Wish : True Inspirational Stories of Make-A-Wish Children
Title
Once Upon A Wish
Title remainder
True Inspirational Stories of Make-A-Wish Children
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Real-life stories about the foundation that has made dreams come true for hundreds of thousands of children. Sometimes all it takes is one special day, one magical moment, one fulfilled wish to learn how to laugh and be a child again. For decades, the Make-A-Wish Foundationʼ has granted wishes worldwide to children battling life-threatening illnesses, shedding light on worlds darkened by disease and bringing hope to children and their families. With a foreword by Make-A-Wishʼ cofounder Frank Shankwitz, Once Upon a Wish shares the stories of eight children-inspiring testimonials to the resilience and strength of the human spirit. These families generously invite us into their worlds, allowing us to become part of their darkest moments, their unimaginable realities, their greatest hopes, deepest fears, and unbelievable triumphs. Experience the story of Katelyn, a little girl who became a medical marvel after defying all odds stacked against her and making it her life-long goal to raise $3 million for St. Jude Hospital; read about a wheelchair-bound boy, Garrett, giving the gift of mobility to disabled Cambodian men and women; and root for the family of a little boy, Dakota, who collects millions of pennies each year to help others fight the disease they once fought. Become inspired and forever changed by the generosity, hope, courage, and optimism of these children and their families and experience the power of two words, "I wish."
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Midwest
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Sparks, Rachelle
Dewey number
  • 618.92/0029
  • 618.920029
  • 782.421642092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Make-a-Wish Foundation
  • Terminally ill children
Target audience
adult
Label
Once Upon A Wish : True Inspirational Stories of Make-A-Wish Children, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781937856168
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12193021
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remote
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12193021
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MWT12193021
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Once Upon A Wish : True Inspirational Stories of Make-A-Wish Children, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781937856168
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12193021
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12193021
System control number
MWT12193021
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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