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The Thing About Luck

by Cynthia Kadohata

Hardcover, 269 pages, Simon & Schuster, List Price: $16.99 |


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Just when 12-year-old Summer thinks nothing else can possibly go wrong in a year of bad luck, an emergency takes her parents to Japan, leaving Summer to care for her little brother while helping her grandmother cook and do laundry for harvest workers. Illustrated by Julia Kuo.

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