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Fortune Falls —Goebel, Jenny, author.

In Fortune Falls, where superstitions are real, and all children must pass regular "luck tests" to see if they are worthy, ill-fortuned Sadie has always been deemed as unlucky, and shunted aside for her luckier younger b...

Eat, Leo! Eat! —Adderson, Caroline, 1963- author.

Leo wants no part of sitting down with his family to eat Nonna's big, delizioso lunch every Sunday. "I'm not hungry," he insists. Not hungry? Hmm. Clever Nonna gets an idea. She'll use a story to lure Leo to her table. T...

My fate according to the butterfly —Villanueva, Gail D., author.

In one week Sabrina will be eleven-years-old and she would really like to get her estranged parents and her older sister Nadine together for the celebration, especially since the black butterfly landing on her locket has...

Lucky T —Brian, Kate, 1974-

Carrie gets upset when her mother gives her lucky T-shirt to Help India, now she's only having bad luck, so she decides to travel halfway around the world to get her lucky shirt back.

Girl of the southern sea —Kadarusman, Michelle, 1969- author.

"A 14-year-old girl living in the Jakarta slums who longs to be a writer sees an opportunity to raise money for school fees when she survives a minibus accident and the locals begin saying she has magical good luck. But ...

Secret on the thirteenth floor —Warner, Gertrude Chandler, 1890-1979, creator.

When the Alden siblings visit their grandfather's friend in an apartment building, they begin to wonder about the many mysterious events that keep happening on the thirteenth floor of that building.

Star-crossed —McCoy, Mimi.

Sixth grade and Abby's first year at her new school is ending on a high note, she's on the track team, gets good grades and has a great best friend, Chelsea. When Chelsea suggests reading her daily horoscope, Abby gives ...

Never race a runaway pumpkin —Applegate, Katherine.

Roscoe is determined to guess the weight of a giant pumpkin in order to win books for his school library and candy for himself, but is overwhelmed by superstitions, especially about a certain black kitten.

What the moon said —Rosengren, Gayle.

When Esther's family moves to a farm during the Great Depression, she soon learns that there are things much more important than that her superstitious mother rarely shows her any affection.

The Banshee —Bunting, Eve, 1928-

When Terry wakes up in the middle of the night to horrible screeching, he thinks the Banshee has come to pay his family a visit.

Karen's home run. —Martin, Ann M., 1955-

Karen plays on the Krushers softball team. And one day when the Krushers are in a game, Karen hits a home run. So she starts calling herself Home Run Karen. But that jinxes Karen, and she can't hit at all. She even strik...

Rider in the night —Ransom, Candice F., 1952-

The time travel missions continue for Mattie, her brother Alex, and sister Sophie when they meet the superstitious villagers in Washington Irving's classic story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," and must help fearful Ichab...

The chain letter —Schumacher, Julie, 1958-

When sixth-grader Livvie decides to throw a chain letter in the trash, bad luck ensues.

Never race a runaway pumpkin —Applegate, Katherine.

Roscoe is determined to guess the weight of a giant pumpkin in order to win books for his school library and candy for himself, but is overwhelmed by superstitions, especially about a certain black kitten.

Don't touch my hat —Rumford, James, 1948-

A sheriff in the Old West fights crime with the help of his lucky ten-gallon hat.

The curse of the horrible hair day —Myers, Bill, 1953-

After a strange lady curses the town of Midvale, a series of mishaps has everyone worried, until Sean and his sister Melissa can figure out what is really happening.

My swordhand is singing —Sedgwick, Marcus.

Set during the seventeenth century, Father and son, Tomas and Peter, arrive in winter at Chust, Ukraine, where they soon discover the horrors of the vampire legend.

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