Chiggers (Paperback)

By Hope Larson, Hope Larson (Illustrator)

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 9781416935872, 170pp.

Publication Date: June 17, 2008

List Price: 12.99*
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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....

Praise For Chiggers

"Chiggers is a fresh, honest, and sweetly touching story drawn by a master artist. Kudos!" -- Jennifer L. Holm, Newbery Honor Award-winning author of Penny from Heaven and Our Only May Amelia, and co-creator of Babymouse

"Hope Larson shows off the deft storytelling and inventive layouts that made her a web-comics sensation." -- Gene Yang, Michael L. Printz Award-winning creator of American Born Chinese