The Chicken Pox Papers Author:Susan Terris It was just too much to bear! At first Gussie thought it was athelete's ear. It wasn't - it was chicken pox. Now Gussie was in bed. It was her birthday, and there was a desperate situation that needed immediate attention. Scratching away in her bedroom was definitely not going to solve the problem. — A getaway from under her mother's eagle eye wa... more »s not going to be easy, and it became more difficult as the day wore on. The first complication was disgusting. Baby Natalie with her bald ten-month-old head and the pink plastic duckies pinning her Pampers. It was bad enough for Gussie to skip out alone, but with the burden of Baby Natalie it was nearly impossible.
Gussie just had to escape. It was a matter of life, and jail. Her life in jail as a thief!« less