The Wish Stealers by Tracy Trivas is about a girl named Griffin. Griffin and her mom go to a store. While there, Griffin meets a very old woman named Mariah. Mariah gives her a box and a letter. In the box there are a bunch of pennies that are labeled by wishes. In the letter it says that Griffin is now a wish stealer and she also has to keep being a wish stealer a secret. Griffin has to return all the stolen wishes or she’s cursed for many generations. All of her good wishes won’t come true, but her bad wishes will.