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The Luck of the Buttons is about a young girl named Tugs Button who is in a very unlucky family. She is determined to turn that luck around. When it looks like she might be lucky after all, no one knows if their luck is turning or if she is the only lucky one in her family. Then an opportunity appears to the people of the town and everyone is very excited. But Tugs has some questions, and so she looks for answers.
Other kids will enjoy this book because it’s thrilling and makes you want to keep turning the pages. My favorite part was when everyone finally began to believe that Tugs was actually lucky and not just another Button. It was sad when it was over even though all of her questions do get answered because you realize that you will miss the character and want to know what she will do next.
Because it takes place in the 1920s, some of the language takes some getting used to. For example, you have to get used to names of items and stores that we don’t really have anymore. It was slow paced at the beginning but it gets faster as you get deeper into the book and by then you won’t want to put it down. But overall this story is special because it says that if you believe in yourself, you can do anything.
I give this book 5 Stars because it was a thrilling page-turner with a surprise ending.
Review by Audrey D., age 10, North Texas Mensa
Posted April 14, 2012
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