Synopses & Reviews
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...
"A great read." andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; -- Sarah Dessen
In this gem of a first novel, Han artfully captures the wonder and complexity of that on-the-brink-of-womanhood age. Twelve-year-old Shug is a clever, brave, and true (on the inside) girl who experiencing the angst of junior high.
About the Author
is the author of Shug, The Summer I Turned Pretty, It’s Not Summer Without You,
and We’ll Always Have Summer
. 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. She works as a YA librarian at a private school on the Upper West Side. Visit her at DearJennyHan.com.