Lucky Strike

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By Bobbie Pyron
Publisher Scholastic Inc.
Lucky Strike
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Nate Harlow would love to be lucky, just once! Hed like to win a prize, get picked first, call a coin toss right, even! But his best friend, Genesis Beam (aka Gen), believes in science and logic, and she doesnt think for one second that theres such a thing as luck, good or bad. She doesnt care what names the other kids call them. She cares about being right, about saving the turtles of Paradise Beach, and she cares about Nate. Then, on his birthday, at the Goofy Golf minigolf course, Nate is struck by lightning and survives! Suddenly baseballs are drawn to his bat popular kids want HIM on their side. It seems the whole town of Paradise Beach thinks Nate has the magic touch. But is there room for Gen in Nates lucky new world?Lucky Strike tells the unforgettable story of two vulnerable outsiders and what luck is really all about.

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45465 words45,465 words
272 pages272 pages
Lexile 770LLexile 770L
Grade 3 to 8Grade 3 to 8
Age 8-13Age 8-13
Published 2016Published 2016

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