By Vikki VanSickle

Penguin Random House

March 26, 2024



ThemesEmotions and Social AwarenessLove and Romance

Age / Grade 12-14 / Grades 7-8 14-18 / Grades 9+

After having her heart broken, seventeen-year-old Nora Nichols decides to escape her hometown and take a summer job as an arts and crafts counsellor at an all-girls’ camp in the mountains of West Virginia. There, she meets girls and women from all walks of life with their own heartaches and triumphs. A letter from home comes bearing unexpected news and Nora finds inner strength in her devastation with the healing power of female friendship. The story is presented as Nora’s camp journal, showcasing an intimate coming-of-age portrait told in verse with delicate line art. Author lives in Toronto