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The thing about luck / Cynthia Kadohata ; illustrated by Julia Kuo.

Kadohata, Cynthia, (author.). Kuo, Julia (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 16 of 16 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

0 current holds with 16 total copies.

Summary:

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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cascade Locks Library J FIC KADOHATA (Text) 33892100550483 Children's Fiction Book None 07/31/2018 Available -
Hood River County Library J FIC KADOHATA (Text) 33892100120980 Children's Fiction Book None 08/20/2013 Available -
Parkdale Community Library J FIC KADOHATA (Text) 33892100121020 Children's Fiction Book None 08/24/2013 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781416918820
  • ISBN: 1416918825
  • ISBN: 9781442474659
  • ISBN: 1442474653
  • Physical Description: 269 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2013.

Content descriptions

General Note:
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Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 10-14.
Awards Note:
National Book Award finalist, 2013.
Subject: Farm life > Kansas > Fiction.
Grandparents > Fiction
Brothers and sisters > Fiction
Japanese Americans > Fiction
Luck > Fiction.
Kansas > Fiction
Farm life > Kansas > Juvenile fiction.
Grandparents > Juvenile fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Juvenile fiction
Japanese Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Fortune > Juvenile fiction.
Kansas > Juvenile fiction.
Brothers and sisters
Farm life
Fortune
Grandparents
Japanese Americans
Kansas
Genre: Fiction.
Juvenile works.

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