Will Philip and Emery come up with a report to satisfy the demands of the most difficult assignment their teacher has ever given them? They might if only they can make a new friend and travel to New York City besides.
Philip runs into an awful streak of bad luck at the same time as his best buddy Emery runs into a streak of good luck. When Emery reveals that he's been using a newly acquired luck charm, Philip sets out to find one of his own, but what he finds turns out to be more deadly curse than good luck charm.
Emery’s clumsy and monumentally unlucky cousin Leon is coming to visit for a whole week! Philip and Emery, best friends, are desperate to find ways to keep Leon out of their way, but Leon’s bad luck―and disaster―follows them everywhere. Rabbits’ feet don’t work. Homemade remedies don’t work.