Just Left of Lucky

Just Left of Lucky

by Dianna Dorisi Winget


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Just Left of Lucky by Dianna Dorisi Winget

From the award winning author of A Million Ways Home, comes this poignant and absorbing story of family bonds, determination and finding the courage to overcome hardship.

Twelve year old Shannon can't believe she's living in a car with her Aunt Junie and little dog, Boone. After all, the move from Idaho to Washington was supposed to make things better, not leave them homeless. Mortified, Shannon is desperate to keep their situation a secret--not just from the kids at school, but also from the persistent, somewhat mysterious resource officer who keeps asking questions.

When Aunt Junie becomes too paralyzed with discouragement to look for a job, capable and creative Shannon takes the reins and comes up with her own plan to fix things. But before she has a chance to put it in motion, their homelessness is revealed and the worst happens--Shannon is separated not only from Aunt Junie, but from her beloved Boone, and placed in a foster home. What will happen to Shannon's plan now? How will she rescue Boone? And will her family ever be together again?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781984002037
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/18/2018
Pages: 206
Sales rank: 1,036,545
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

When she's not busy crafting her next middle grade novel, Dianna Winget is quite likely to be stuffed in her recliner between her two dogs reading. Or she might be walking in the field surrounding her North Idaho home, spending time with her husband and daughter, tending her small garden, or taking a soak in her hot tub. Once in a while she does house work. She loves receiving and personally answering fan mail, doing Skype visits with young readers and researching her next project.

Dianna is the author of "A Smidgen of Sky," a 2012 ABC Indie-Bound New Voices Pick, "A Sliver of Sun," the funny and heartwarming sequel, and "A Million Ways Home," winner of both the Kansas William Allen White and the Missouri Mark Twain award. "Just Left of Lucky" is her fourth novel.

You can see pics of her two adorable dogs and learn more about Dianna and her books by visiting her website. www.diannawinget.com You'll also find her on Twitter at @DiannaMWinget and on Instagram @dianna.writes.

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