Jeff R says:
Peer pressure. Cool kids. Pit toilets. Really, who can resist the adolescent camping sub-genre? Not me, and not when it's delivered by Vera Brosgol!
All Vera wants to do is fit in-- but that's not easy for a Russian girl in the suburbs. Her friends live in fancy houses and their parents can afford to send them to the best summer camps. Vera's single mother can't afford that sort of luxury, but there's one summer camp in her price range: Russian summer camp.