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Lucky

By Rachel Vail

Lucky
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  • Hardcover: Apr 2008,
    240 pages.
    Paperback: Apr 2009,
    256 pages.

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Teen girls will be surprised and touched by Lucky

Phoebe Avery has it made: she lives in a large, spotless house in an upscale development. Her intact family includes a father who teaches kindergarten; two older sisters, and a slim, confident, successful and ambitious working mother. A nanny serves meals and ferries the girls to school, to friends' homes or to the mall. Expensive clothing spills from the Avery sisters' closets; sweaters are organized by season on their shelves. Bored with her school work, Phoebe's energies are devoted to maintaining her status as a member of the school's most desirable and powerful clique of 8th grade girls.

But despite the bland and thorough pleasantness of her life, Phoebe is often anxious. She and her girlfriends must make certain that their graduation party is the party of the year and so invent extravagance after extravagance. And Phoebe must be careful to say and do the ...

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