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The thing about luck

Author: Cynthia Kadohata; Julia Kuo
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Just when twelve-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.
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Genre/Form: Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature, Children's: Winner
Curriculum resource
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Kadohata; Julia Kuo
ISBN: 9781416918820 1416918825 9781442474673 144247467X
OCLC Number: 798437800
Awards: National Book Award finalist, 2013
Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature (APAAL), Children's Literature Winner, 2013-2014.
Target Audience: Ages 10-14.
Description: 269 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Cynthia Kadohata ; illustrated by Julia Kuo.

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Just when twelve-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.

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