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E.E. Charlton-Trujillo

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The author/filmmaker deemed rockstar and Wexican (Whitest Mexican American) by the kids she meets won the prestigious Delacorte Dell Yearling Award and Parents' Choice Silver Honor for PRIZEFIGHTER EN MI CASA. FEELS LIKE HOME received critical praise, but it was FAT ANGIE that generated The New York Times Bestselling Author buzz from Gregory Maguire and Ellen Hopkins. Nominated for Best Fiction for Young Adults and the Rainbow List by YALSA, FAT ANGIE garnered starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and School Library Journal. Traveling America on an unconventional book tour, Charlton-Trujillo workshops with at-risk youth in their communities at no cost to the programs. She made a feature documentary of the experience titled At-Risk Summer. ...more


I rolled out of bed fifteen kinds of disheveled and half-dressed. Slid on a trucker hat and punched through a tank top. I got about 1000 words down on the page (I never count, so I mostly know it was more than ten), and hit the road. The streets where pretty settled as I snapped pics of graffiti and the New Orleans Scooter Rally.



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Fat Angie

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Michele thanks for the friendship Michele marchetti
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Andrea Kulman Hi there. Thanks for being a friend on Good Reads. Andrea M. Kulman, Author of The Drama Unfolds.


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Karen Hey e.E,

I just watched your two films on Doorpost. Incredible, you are so talented! Vanessa Rising had me from the first second, I'd love to see that made into a full feature film. And Living Under Linda's Desk both cracked me up and saddened me. I cast my vote...good luck with both of them.

Karen


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Jean Thanks for adding me! I like your books!


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Karen I'm looking forward to reading your book!


Rosemary Thanks for the invitation. So nice to meet another Flannery O'Connor fan!


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Kelly Moran Pleasure to meet a fellow author!
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