The higher power of Lucky / by Susan Patron with illustrations by Matt Phelan.
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- ISBN: 9781416975571 (pbk.) :
- ISBN: 1416975578 (pbk.) :
- Edition: 1st Aladdin pbk. ed.
|General Note:|| "A Richard Jackson book."
Winner of the Newbery Award for 2007.
|Contents:|| Eavesdropping -- Brigitte -- Good and bad -- Graffiti -- Miles -- How Brigitte came -- Tarantula hawk wasp -- Snake -- Short Sammy's -- The urn -- Smokers anonymous -- Parsley -- Bisous -- The first sign -- The second sign and the third sign -- Getting ready to run away -- HMS beagle disobeys -- Cholla burr -- Eggs and beans -- A good book -- Amazing grace -- Bonne nuit -- By and by.
|Summary:|| Fearing that her legal guardian plans to abandon her to return to France, ten-year-old aspiring scientist Lucky Trimble determines to run away while also continuing to seek the Higher Power that will bring stability to her life.
|Subject:||Abandoned children > Juvenile fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Juvenile fiction.
Runaway children > Juvenile fiction.
Runaways > Fiction.
Patron, Susan. "The higher power of Lucky." New York : Aladdin Paperbacks, 2008, 2006.