SUSAN PATRON will read and sign her middle readers novel LUCKY FOR GOOD

Susan Patron

Lucky for Good (Atheneum Books)

Newbery Award–winning middle readers author Susan Patron launches her latest (and the last) book in her excellent Hard Pan trilogy.

"A terrific read and a lovely completion to the trilogy." --School Library Journal

"The biggest treat is ever-hopeful Lucky, who ends her adventures on a high note." --Publishers Weekly

Susan Patron is the Newbery Award–winning author of The Higher Power of Lucky, among many other books for children, including Maybe Yes, Maybe No, Maybe Maybe, which was an ALA Notable Book, and two sequels to The Higher Power of Lucky: Lucky Breaks and Lucky for Good. She was a children's librarian at the Los Angeles Public Library for thirty-five years before retiring in 2007 and lives in Los Angeles with her husband, René.

Photo of the author by Sonya Sones.

Event date: 
Sunday, September 18, 2011 - 5:00pm
Event address: 
1818 N Vermont Ave
90027 Los Angeles
Lucky for Good Cover Image
By Susan Patron, Erin McGuire (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781416990581
Availability: Special Order
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 9th, 2011

The residents of Hard Pan, California, come together to help Brigitte and Lucky when the County Health Department threatens to close down the cafe, and meantime Miles's life is complicated by his mother's return.

Lucky Breaks Cover Image
By Susan Patron, Matt Phelan (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781416997726
Availability: Not in stock. Available To Order.
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 4th, 2010

Having reached the mature age of eleven in the tiny California town of Hard Pan (population 43), Lucky discovers that there is still much to learn about friendship, parental trust, and the Milky Way galaxy.

The Higher Power of Lucky Cover Image
By Susan Patron, Matt Phelan (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781416975571
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - December 30th, 2008

The 2007 Newbery Medal winner is now in paperback. Lucky, age 10, doesn't expect running away to be so complicated. A large cast of magnanimous surprises awaits her when she plans to hide from her guardian in the Mojave Desert.