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NYMBC Presents e.E. CHARLTON-TRUJILLO at Books Inc. Alameda

e.E Charlton-Trujillo author photo and Fat Angie cover image
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Not Your Mother's Book Club and the Queer Teen Book Club at Books Inc. in Alameda very excitedly present filmmaker and writer e.E. Charlton-Trujillo in celebration of Fat Angie: Rebel Girl Revolution--the delightful follow-up to her Stonewall Book Award-winning novel Fat Angie.

More trouble at school and at home -- and the discovery of a missive from her late soldier sister -- send Angie and a long-ago friend on an RV road trip across Ohio.

Sophomore year has just begun, and Angie is miserable. Her girlfriend, KC, has moved away; her good friend, Jake, is keeping his distance; and the resident bully has ramped up an increasingly vicious and targeted campaign to humiliate her. An over-the-top statue dedication planned for her sister, who died in Iraq, is almost too much to bear, and it doesn't help that her mother has placed a symbolic empty urn on their mantel. At the ceremony, a soldier hands Angie a final letter from her sister, including a list of places she wanted the two of them to visit when she got home from the war. With her mother threatening to send Angie to a "treatment center" and the situation at school becoming violent, Angie enlists the help of her estranged childhood friend, Jamboree. Along with a few other outsiders, they pack into an RV and head across the state on the road trip Angie's sister did not live to take. It might be just what Angie needs to find a way to let her sister go, and find herself in the process.

Event date: 
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Books Inc.
1344 Park St
Alameda, CA
Fat Angie: Rebel Girl Revolution Cover Image
ISBN: 9780763693459
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Published: Candlewick - March 5th, 2019

Fat Angie Cover Image
ISBN: 9780763680190
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Published: Candlewick - September 8th, 2015