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Shug

Shug

For Ages: 12 and up
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SHUG
is clever and brave and true (on the inside, anyway). And she's about to become your new best friend.

Annemarie Wilcox, or Shug as her family calls her, is beginning to think there's nothing worse than being twelve. She's too tall, too freckled, and way too flat-chested. Shug is sure that there's not one good or amazing thing about her. And now she has to start junior high, where the friends she counts most dear aren't acting so dear anymore -- especially Mark, the boy she's known her whole life through. Life is growing up all around her, and all Shug wants is for things to be like they used to be. How is a person supposed to prepare for what happens tomorrow when there's just no figuring out today?
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  • Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | 
  • 256 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781416909422 | 
  • May 2006 | 
  • Grades 7 and up
List Price $16.99
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About the Author

Jenny Han
Photograph © Adam Krause

Jenny Han

Jenny Han is the New York Times bestselling author of The Summer I Turned Pretty series; Shug; the Burn for Burn trilogy, cowritten with Siobhan Vivian; and To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and P.S. I Still Love You. She is also the author of the chapter book Clara Lee and The Apple Pie Dream. A former children’s bookseller, she earned her MFA in creative writing at the New School. Visit her at DearJennyHan.com.

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Q. how did you come to write Shug?

A. Shug began as a writing exercise in college. The class was called Writing for Children, and my teacher used to put a writing prompt up on the board. I was feeling particularly nostalgic for end of summer days and neighborhood boys.

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