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Lucky Strikes

Title

Lucky Strikes

Authors

Louis Bayard

Publisher

Henry Holt and Company

Pages

320 pages

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9781627793902

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Homelessness; Poverty; Family member death; orphans; death of a mother; younger siblings

Annotation

Set in Depression Era Virginia, this is the story of orphaned Amelia and her struggle to keep her siblings together.

Grade Level

6-8, 9-12

Family Formation

single father

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Keywords

oil; Great Depression

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Lucky Strikes

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