Good Reads Summary
Emily and Megan travel back in time when Emily makes a wish on an amulet she bought from a gypsy. From there, Emily and Megan make friends with local children, evade a thief, and steal from a wizard. The girls' journey home is memorable and fun. Cocchio's simple plot is skillfully written and brings Emily, Megan, Anne, and Richard to life. Younger readers, age’s eight to twelve would particularly enjoy this story.
Cocchio's novel is classroom friendly and could be read as part of a history assignment on the Middle Ages. Cocchio wrote this novel to be historically accurate. Be Careful What You Wish For contains a Medieval word reference list and an appendix of the books sources. Teachers could use this novel to add spice to their lessons and encourage creative writing.
Easy to follow and fun to read, Be Careful What You Wish For is perfect for school age children looking for an adventure.
Guest Post by Chelsea Carson