This delightful timeless tale is told by Will who has been watching Mary Iris since she was born and feels a deep connection to her. Mary Iris is raised by the wise yet free spirited Yulianna aka Yumi, who is originally from Guatemala and of Mayan ancestry. One fateful night as it nears Christmas, Mary Iris makes a wish on a star at the same time a boy named Chris also makes a wish on the same star. With that, this sets Will in motion to make sure that these wishes get granted. But just how long will it take? Do wishes really come true? And what about the NCF's? Follow this eclectic cast of characters who provide humor, insight, and wisdom, through a journey that will be sure to warm your heart. Wish is sure to become a holiday favorite for years to come. And with the best ever gingerbread cookie recipe you might just start a new tradition! 93 pages. For ages 9-18. Made in the USA.