Wish    -     By: Jake Smith
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Wish

Tyndale House / 2014 / Paperback

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James and Emily McConnell are devastated to learn that their son's cancer has relapsed. But when 8-year-old Aaron receives a visit from his favorite baseball star, he makes a bold request---to see his dad play one game in the major leagues. James fears he'll miss Aaron's precious last weeks---yet how can he refuse his dying son's wish? Softcover, from Tyndale.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Tyndale House
Publication Date: 2014
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 1414391544
ISBN-13: 9781414391540
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James McConnell’s one wish is that his nine-year-old son will finally be healthy enough to play a game of catch. Then he and his wife, Emily, receive news they’ve dreaded: Aaron’s cancer has relapsed.

As the family steels themselves for a draining treatment regimen in yet another hospital, Aaron receives the gift of a lifetime—a personal visit from one of his favorite professional baseball players—and the chance to make a bold request, his wish: to see his dad play in one major league game.

A former college standout, James fears he doesn’t have the talent it takes, even for one game, and that he’ll miss what could be Aaron’s precious last weeks. Yet how can he refuse his dying son’s wish?

Poignant and triumphant, Wish is the story of a father’s love, a family’s perseverance, and the miracles that can happen when you believe in the impossible.

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  1. Greeensboro, NC
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    tear jerker with a happy ending
    November 11, 2014
    4kidsathome
    Greeensboro, NC
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    Love the twists and turns of this plot. Definately a tear jerker, but you won't be disappointed with the ending. Dreams, hardship, faith, doubt, family--not just good fiction but good reminders to cherish our family.
  2. Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Get the Tissues!!
    September 4, 2014
    jojosutiscorner
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    Get the tissues ready, yall. Wish is one of those books that will make you laugh, make you cry, make you feel good about life, and make you believe that anything is possible. i fell in love with this family and felt i was there with them every step of the heart-warming (and often heart-wrenching) journey. Simply put, Wish is spectacular! i dare you to read and not cry...seriously!!
  3. 4 Stars Out Of 5
    Wish - by Jake Smith
    August 21, 2014
    Ruth
    Quality: 4
    Wish is very well-written, and a book I would recommend to anyone.
  4. PA
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Great Book
    August 20, 2014
    rlighthouse
    PA
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    Jake's worst nightmare came true-his son Aaron's Leukemia returned. While in the hospital for treatment Aaron had the chance to meet one of his hero's a major league baseball player. At the end of the visit Aaron whispered his wish to the man. Little did Jake know that the wish was for him. This was a powerful book about a family's love for each other going through a seemingly impossible journey.
  5. upstate NY
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    Interesting
    August 17, 2014
    Virginia
    upstate NY
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    Jake's young son has cancer, and the boy's wish is to see his father play one baseball game for a Major League team. Former college ballplayer Jake agrees, then has to work hard to fulfill his son's wish. I thought this book was interesting, and a good story about children with cancer and what families go through.
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