Fat Angie: Homecoming

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$18.99  $17.66
Candlewick Press (MA)
Publish Date
5.51 X 7.8 X 1.26 inches | 1.1 pounds

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About the Author
e.E. Charlton-Trujillo is an author and filmmaker. Their novels have received a Stonewall Book Award and a Parents' Choice Silver Honor. Their passion to inspire underserved youth through story was featured in the documentary At-Risk Summer. A popular speaker at book festivals, educator conferences, and schools, e.E. Charlton-Trujillo is also the cofounder of the nonprofit Never Counted Out. e.E. Charlton-Trujillo lives in California.
Angie's love of her fat, beautiful body is refreshing, and her relationships with her friends and family feel nuanced and real. . . A lively, heartfelt, and ultimately satisfying trilogy closer.
--Kirkus Reviews

The characters are diverse and realistic, and their conversations are a star of the book, both propulsive and straightforward. . . Fat Angie: Homecoming is a celebration of friendship, love, and figuring out who you really are.
--Foreword Reviews

Just like a rock ballad, Fat Angie: Homecoming is an ode to power and finding your strength after the hardest parts of life. Both heartbreaking and heart-lifting, devastating and hilarious, Angie's story proves that, even if what we have to say is difficult, there is no greater freedom than singing your truth.
--Jason June, author of Jay's Gay Agenda

This is a book for anyone who has ever struggled to find their place in the world. Expertly navigating the intricacies of queer love and heartbreak, friendships, grief, and the redemptive magic of creativity, e. E. Charlton-Trujillo has crafted a diverse, inclusive, and deeply empowering story full of humor, heart, and authenticity.
--Amber Smith, New York Times best-selling author of The Last to Let Go and Something Like Gravity