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  • ISBN: 037583687X
  • ISBN: 0375936874 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 9780375936876 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 0375836896 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780375836893 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780375836879
  • Physical Description: 274 p. : ill ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Children's Books, c2006.

Contents / Notes

Best seat in the house -- The lucky bean -- Mrs. Morelli's brains -- A man who can fix a toilet -- The luckiest fella ever -- Uncles, uncles everywhere -- The translator -- Nonny's underwear -- The slider -- The water boy's treasure -- More peas, please -- No poking -- Better than angels -- All for the best -- A punishment worse than death -- So this is heaven -- Dumb and unlucky -- The last person on earth -- The bomb -- What's in a name -- A lucky girl -- A regular Norman Rockwell family.
Summary, etc.:
As she turns twelve during the summer of 1953, Penny gains new insights into herself and her family while also learning a secret about her father's death.
Newbery Honor Book, 2007.
Subject: Family life > New Jersey > Fiction.
Italian Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Secrets > Fiction.
Italian Americans > Fiction.
New Jersey > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.

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