Matilda Higgins is the former editor-in-chief of the Attaway Appeal and an aspiring novelist and historian. She helped Ms. Sharpe, the Attaway librarian, create an incredible historical exhibit for the County Fair. She’s the youngest of five daughters and an eighth-generation Attawinian. In her spare time, she competes in triathlons and scours the town for a new lead. She hopes to matriculate to NYU and study journalism. Chicken Girls: Rhyme and the Runaway Twins is her debut novel.