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About The Book
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....
About The Illustrator
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.
- Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (June 17, 2008)
- Length: 176 pages
- ISBN13: 9781416935872
- Grades: 5 - 9
- Ages: 10 - 14
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Raves and Reviews
"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
Awards and Honors
- ALA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults Nominee
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High Resolution Images
- Book Cover Image (jpg): Chiggers Trade Paperback 9781416935872
- Author Photo (jpg): Hope Larson Photograph by the Bui Brothers(2.8 MB)
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