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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 is making a feature documentary of the experience titled At-Risk Sum...more

Stories From The Road
October 21, 2013

How do you save a whale? Well, the answer's complicated.

I was in Richmond, Virginia October 17th as a Special Guest for the YALSA supported Teen '13. Getting there was a "lions, tigers and bears, oh my" kinda moment. Just do the substitution of car crashes, construction and D.C. gridlock. I arrived, late, but made it. Did my three minutes of who I am, what I... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.54 · 970 ratings · 208 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
Fat Angie
3.51 of 5 stars 3.51 avg rating — 781 ratings — published 2013 — 8 editions
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Feels Like Home
3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 137 ratings — published 2007 — 6 editions
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Prizefighter en Mi Casa
3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 2006 — 9 editions
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" So many issues to deal with in this book, it’s like a can of vegetable soup. Angie is the only one who believes that her sister is alive and not a captured war victim so this starts to lead her into a self-destructing lifestyle. Struggling to fit... " Read more of this review »
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“The word fit. It was the perfect size. And that was okay.”
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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.


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