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Fortune Falls

By Jenny Goebel   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545811903 Hardcover
208 Pages | 5.77" x 8.53" | Ages 8 to 12

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545811927 Ebook
208 Pages | Ages 8 to 12

Will good fortune find these journeys?

Don’t step on a crack or you’ll break your mother’s back.

Hold your breath when you pass a graveyard. Find a penny pick it up, all day long you’ll have good luck.

All this is second nature for the residents of Fortune Falls, a town where superstitions are deadly serious. (Just ask the poor moms walking around in scary back braces.) That’s why the “Lucky” kids are separated from the “Luckless” for their safety. But eleven-year-old Sadie doesn’t want to spend the rest of her life on the fringes, not when her best friend, Cooper, is destined to spend his charmed existence with the other Luckies.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for Fortune Falls:

“An ironic twist with a touch of magical realism[.] Readers will root for Sadie and wish her the best…there are some nice moments, humor, and a satisfying ending.” — Kirkus Reviews

Rich language, well-paced plotting, and rounded characters create an enchanting, hard-to-leave world." — Booklist, starred review