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Things are fairly normal in Hard Pan, population forty-three. But to Lucky, fairly normal means fairly boring, and sheand#8217;s restless. Just in the nick of time, she meets a potential new best friend named Paloma, who happens to be visiting Hard Pan with her uncle, a geologist. And before she knows it, Lucky gets stuck in a well, meets up with a wild burro, discards something she didnand#8217;t know was precious, does something unexpectedly cruel, and learns a couple of the secrets of the universe.

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Includes an excerpt from "Lucky for good."

Synopsis:

Lucky Breaks: Susan Patron’s charming sequel to the Newbery Award-winning The Higher Power of Lucky.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Susan Patronandlt;/bandgt; specialized in Children's Services for 35 years at the Los Angeles Public Library before retiring in 2007, the same year her novel andlt;iandgt;The Higher Power of Luckyandlt;/iandgt; was awarded the John Newbery Medal. As the library's Juvenile Materials Collection Development Manager, she trained and mentored children's librarians in 72 branches. Patron has served on many book award committees, including the Caldecott and Laura Ingalls Wilder Committees of the American Library Association. She is currently a member of the Advisory Board of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Patron's previous books for children include the Billy Que trilogy of picture books; andlt;iandgt;Dark Cloud Strong Breezeandlt;/iandgt;; and a chapter book, andlt;iandgt;Maybe Yes, Maybe No, Maybe Maybeandlt;/iandgt;. All earned starred reviews, and the latter was named an ALA Notable book. andlt;iandgt;The Higher Power of Luckandnbsp;andlt;/iandgt;will be translated into twelve foreign languages and has been optioned for a motion picture. Married to a rare book restorer from the Champagne region of France, Susan is working on the final book in the "Lucky" trilogy. andlt;bandgt;Matt Phelan'sandlt;/bandgt; black-and-white illustrations first appeared in andlt;iandgt;The Seven Wonders of Sassafras Springsandlt;/iandgt; by Betty G. Birney. His picture books includeandnbsp;andlt;Iandgt;The New Girl...and Me andlt;/Iandgt;and andlt;Iandgt;Two of a Kind, andlt;/Iandgt;both written by Jacqui Robbins. Matt lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416997726
Author:
Patron, Susan
Publisher:
Atheneum Books
Illustrator:
Phelan, Matt
Author:
Phelan, Matt
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Social Issues - Adolescence
Subject:
Situations / Friendship
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Friendship
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Reprint
Publication Date:
20100531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cvr (spcl fx: spot UV on matte lam);
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
7.62 x 5.12 in 4.97 oz
Age Level:
08-12

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