Thirsty (Paperback)

By M.T. Anderson

Candlewick, 9780763620141, 256pp.

Publication Date: August 11, 2003



"Entertaining, disturbing, memorable, and sophisticated, this mortality tale will continue to haunt after the last pages are turned." - SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL

All Chris really wants is to be a normal kid, to hang out with his friends, avoid his parents, and get a date with Rebecca Schwartz. Unfortunately, Chris appears to be turning into a vampire. So while his hometown performs an ancient ritual that keeps Tch'muchgar, the Vampire Lord, locked in another world, Chris desperately tries to save himself from his own vampiric fate. He needs help, but whom can he trust? A savagely funny tale of terror, teen angst, suspense, and satire from celebrated FEED author M. T. Anderson.

About the Author

M.T. Anderson is the author of several young adult novels, most recently FEED, a National Book Award Finalist and winner of the LOS ANGELES TIMES Book Prize. He is also the author of the celebrated picture book biography HANDEL, WHO KNEW WHAT HE LIKED, illustrated by Kevin Hawkes, and THE SERPENT CAME TO GLOUCESTER, illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline. M.T. Anderson currently serves on the faculty at Vermont College's MFA Program in Writing for Children.