“Also I want to be her friend.”

The flash across the sky wasn’t all that bright. She decided the shooting star probably couldn’t make any wish come true. So she decided on a smaller one that wouldn’t cause it too much strain.

“I wish Jessica will invite me to her birthday party.” She pressed her hands against her window sill. “Because she’s going to have a bouncy castle.”

Then she quickly scrambled back into bed before her mother realized she was still awake.