Lucky for Good (Paperback)

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Will Lucky solve life’s mysteries before she turns twelve? The adventures that began with the Newbery Award–winner The Higher Power of Lucky come to a grand finale.

For eleven-year old Lucky, the universe is full of questions. Is that mysterious woman at the café Miles’s mom? Does her father not talk to her because he hates her? Will the Health Department ruin everything? Is she really going to go to hell? The answers are, in no particular order, nearly, no, yes, and a big fat “who knows?” But answers—like every little thing in the whole universe—are constantly evolving and, sometimes, the biggest questions have no answer at all. The best Lucky can do is never give up on maybe, just maybe, understanding things a little better before she turns twelve.

     The Hard Pan trilogy that began with the Newbery-winning The Higher Power of Lucky concludes with Lucky and all of Hard Pan a little wiser—and a lot closer to our hearts.

About the Author

Susan Patron won the Newbery Medal for The Higher Power of Lucky and is also the author of Lucky Breaks and Maybe Yes, Maybe No, Maybe Maybe. She divides her time between Los Angeles, California, and the high desert of the Eastern Sierras. Please visit her at

Erin McGuire’s first picture book was French Ducks in Venice, by Garret Freymann-Weyr. She lives in Dallas, Texas, and you can visit her at

Product Details ISBN-10: 1416990593
ISBN-13: 9781416990598
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 08/07/2012
Pages: 224
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 9
Maximum Age: 12
Minimum Grade Level: 4th Grade
Maximum Grade Level: 7th Grade

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