|aThe thing about luck|cCynthia Kadohata ; illustrated by Julia Kuo.
|a1st Atheneum Books for Young Readers paperback ed.
|aNew York|bAtheneum Books for Young Readers|c2014.
|a p.|bill.|c20 cm.
|aJust when twelve-year-old Summer thinks nothing else can possibly go wrong in a year of bad luck, an emergency takes her parents to Japan, leaving Summer to care for her little brother while helping her grandmother cook and do laundry for harvest workers.