Keywords: realistic fiction

The Thing About Luck

The Thing About Luck

Cynthia Kadohata

ISBN: 1416918825
Year of publication: 2013

Thing About Luck by Cynthia Kadohata FOR SAMMY, ALWAYS AND FOREVER CHAPTER ONE Kouun is good luck in Japanese, and one year my family had none of it. We were cursed with bad luck. Bad luck chased us around, pointing her bony finger. We got seven flat tires in six weeks. I got malaria, one of fifteen hundred cases in the United States that year. And my grandmothers spine started causing her excruciating pain. Furthermore, random bad smells emanated from we knew not where. And my brother, Jaz, ...

Keywords: Family Realistic Fiction Young Adult