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Fat Angie

Fat Angie

Author: E E Charlton-Trujillo
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Her sister was captured in Iraq, she's the resident laughingstock at school, and her therapist tells her to count instead of eat. Can a daring new girl in her life really change anything? Angie is broken -- by her can't-be-bothered mother, by her high-school tormenters, and by being the only one who thinks her varsity-athlete-turned-war-hero sister is still alive. Hiding under a mountain of junk food hasn't kept the pain (or the shouts of "crazy mad cow!") away. Having failed to kill herself -- in front of a gym full of kids -- she's back at high school just trying to make it through each day. That is, until the arrival of KC Romance, the kind of girl who doesn't exist in Dryfalls, Ohio. A girl who is one hundred and ninety-nine percent wow! A girl who never sees her as Fat Angie, and who knows too well that the package doesn't always match what's inside. With an offbeat sensibility, mean girls to rival a horror classic, and characters both outrageous and touching, this darkly comic anti-romantic romance will appeal to anyone who likes entertaining and meaningful fiction.


Charlton-Trujillo offers a hard-hitting third novel that swings between incredibly painful low moments and hard-won victories.--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Author description

E. E. Charlton-Trujillo is an award-winning filmmaker and YA novelist. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780763661199
  • : Candlewick Press (Ma)
  • : Candlewick Press (Ma)
  • : January 2013
  • : 201mm X 146mm X 28mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 272
  • : Hardback
  • : E E Charlton-Trujillo