Lucky is a story that describes how cruel people can be. The author tells us how he thinks we should deal with such cruelty.

Reader Enjoyment Factors:

It is an interesting, well written book that shows teenagers to look past labels and find the true personality of a person.

Content Awareness Factors:

Although a young adult novel, it demands that the readers have a mature outlook on life.

Young Reader Reaction

It is easy for teens to relate to what the author is saying. I would not recommend this book to children, but to very mature teenagers. It would be a little hard to understand being a younger child. This book is easy for teens to relate to what the author is saying.

Type of Book:
This is a young adult novel that shows us love has no labels. It is a high interest / low readability book.
Educational Themes:

The story offers a means of opening discussions with teens about sexuality.

Reading Level:
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
12 and Up
Recommended Age To Read Together:
10 to 13
Age of child:
Teen STAR Review Team, Be the Star You Are!™
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow. It takes a little bit to adjust to the language/slang.

Title Lucky
Author Eddie De Oliveira
Publisher Scholastic Inc. © 2004
ISBN 0439546559
Material Hard Cover
Genres Family, Friendship
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