Wishtree is written by Katerine Applegate, author of Crenshaw, The One And Only Ivan, Bridge to Terabithia. In this powerful book a young girl Samar who has newly moved into the neighborhood. Her only friend in this hostile environment is a might oak by the name Red. It is on Red, a resident carves out a message of hate for Samar and her family. "Leave".
What Red then decides to do forms the crux of the story. Moving and eye-opening, Wishtree is suitable for