Fat Angie

written by e.E. Charlton-Trujillo, published by Candlewick Press

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In “Fat Angie,” e.E. Charlton-Trujillo tells the powerful story of Angie, who is seen by everyone as only her weight. Struggling with her image and her relationship with her first girlfriend, K.C., “Fat Angie” shocks everyone by trying out for the school basketball team in this poignant novel.

Awards Won

Title Year
Stonewall Book Award Seal. A gray circle with the words "Stonewall Book Award" printed in black text. Within the gray circle, a black triangle is centered with the text "American Library Association" printed in white. Within the black triangle, an open book with a small pink off-center circle is seen. Stonewall Book Awards - Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s & Young Adult Literature Award

The Stonewall Book Awards are presented to English language books that have exceptional merit relating to the LGBTQIA+ experience.

2014 - Winner(s)