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Lucky for Good

(2011)
(The third book in the Lucky series)
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If you think that the County Health Department can just swoop in and close down Brigitte's Hard Pan Caf - , then you obviously don't know Klinke Ken, Short Sammy, the 'ologists', or the residents of Hard Pan - or Lucky and Brigitte for that matter. They'll have to move mountains to stop it (okay, not mountains, just an old cabin down a mountain), but there's not a chance in H.E. Double Hockey Sticks that Mr. Stu Burping of the Health Department will shut the doors on the caf - for good. Will there be a grand re-opening? You bet there will!

And speaking of H.E. Double Hockey Sticks, that's been on Miles' mind a lot lately. He's putting down his dinosaur books for fear of ending up there. His mother, Justine, has returned to Hard Pan with a bit of fire and brimstone on her lips. Miles wants to please her - and Jesus, but having Justine back in his life has made things all complicated and knotty. But, that's just the way it is with family sometimes - like with Lucky and her dad. He means well, she thinks, but the way he treats her (as if she doesn't exist) makes it hard to know what to do - and even harder to say goodbye.

The final book in the well-loved, award-winning series introduces new friends - Stick, Lucky's Facebook friend and long-lost aunt, and Ollie, the MUCH bigger boy that Lucky socks in the face - and old friends - Paloma, Lincoln, Miles and 43 residence of Hard Pan. In facing deep questions of belief and faith, truth and meaning, this concluding book continues to explore the vast, rocky, landscape of the human heart. As always, Lucky is brave and foolish, impulsive and tender, vulnerable and determined. Ultimately she forges her own path: Lucky for good.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Praise for this book

"Susan Patron writes honest and true, and this, her final Lucky, feels truest of all. I loved it!" - Kathi Appelt


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Used availability for Susan Patron's Lucky for Good

Hardback Editions

August 2012 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Lucky For Good (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Lucky's Hard Pan Trilogy)
Author(s): Susan Patron
ISBN: 0-606-26351-9 / 978-0-606-26351-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback
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August 2011 : USA Hardback
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Title: Lucky for Good (Hard Pan Trilogy)
Author(s): Susan Patron
ISBN: 1-4169-9058-5 / 978-1-4169-9058-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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Paperback Editions

August 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: Lucky for Good (Hard Pan Trilogy)
Author(s): Susan Patron
ISBN: 1-4169-9059-3 / 978-1-4169-9059-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

August 2011 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Lucky for Good
Author(s): Susan Patron
ISBN: 0-307-74589-9 / 978-0-307-74589-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)
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August 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Lucky for Good
Author(s): Susan Patron
Publisher: Listening Library
Availability: Amazon CA   


August 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Lucky for Good
Author(s): Susan Patron
Publisher: Listening Library
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

August 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Lucky for Good (Hard Pan Trilogy Book 3)
Author(s): Susan Patron
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


August 2011 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Lucky for Good (Hard Pan Trilogy Book 3)
Author(s): Susan Patron
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon UK