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The Resource The thing about luck, Cynthia Kadohata ; illustrated by Julia Kuo

The thing about luck, Cynthia Kadohata ; illustrated by Julia Kuo

Label
The thing about luck
Title
The thing about luck
Statement of responsibility
Cynthia Kadohata ; illustrated by Julia Kuo
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
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
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Asian Pacific American Asian Pacific American Award for Literature: Children’s Literature, 2014.
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2013
  • National Book Award for Young People's Literature, 2013.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2013.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10182628
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kadohata, Cynthia
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
700
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.K1166
LC item number
Thi 2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
700
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kuo, Julia
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Farm life
  • Grandparents
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Japanese Americans
  • Luck
  • Kansas
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The thing about luck, Cynthia Kadohata ; illustrated by Julia Kuo
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
269 p.
Isbn
9781416918820
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012021287
Label
The thing about luck, Cynthia Kadohata ; illustrated by Julia Kuo
Publication
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
269 p.
Isbn
9781416918820
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012021287

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