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Chiggers

Chiggers

Illustrated by: Hope Larson
For Ages: 10 - 14
Abby is back at the same old camp she goes to every summer -- except for the fact that this summer, nothing is the same. Her friend Rose is a cabin assistant, her friend Beth is pierced, and now the only person who doesn't seem too cool for Abby is Shasta, the new girl. Shasta, who was struck by lightning, whose Internet boyfriend is a senior in high school, and who is totally annoying to everyone but Abby....
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  • Atheneum Books for Young Readers | 
  • 176 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781416935872 | 
  • June 2008 | 
  • Grades 5 - 9
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Hope Larson
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Hope Larson

Hope Larson is the author of Who Is AC? and the author-illustrator of Mercury, Chiggers, Gray Horses, and Salamander Dream, which Publishers Weekly named one of 2005's best comics. She won a 2007 Eisner Award, the highest honor for a comic artist. She lives with her husband in Los Angeles. You can visit her at HopeLarson.com.

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