Chapter 3 Summary

Lucky often thinks about the women of America and wonders which one will become her mother if Brigitte goes back to France. Mainly Lucky wonders how to “trap and catch” the best one, and she thinks she could probably do that if she could find her Higher Power. However, whenever she thinks about the perfect mom, she always thinks of Brigitte. That makes her think about how to be the perfect kid instead.

In most ways, Lucky is pretty close to being the perfect kid already, but she is not absolutely perfect. Brigitte does not seem to know how great Lucky is. She only seems to notice Lucky’s bad traits. For example, Lucky chooses not to speak French, “a jumpy language full of sounds that you have to gargle in the...

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