March 12-13 2022, 9:30-5:30, on the beautiful University of Arizona campus!

e.E. Charlton-Trujillo

Mexican American author, filmmaker and youth literacy activist e.E. Charlton-Trujillo has written several award-winning books for teens and children, most notably the ALA Stonewall Award Winning Fat Angie series and "Prizefighter en Mi Casa," a Parents’ Choice Silver Honor winner. Charlton-Trujillo's short fiction appeared in the celebrated anthology "Living Beyond Borders: Growing Up Mexican In America." Their debut picture book, co-authored with NYT Bestseller Pat Zietlow Miller and illustrated by Joe Cepeda, "Lupe Lopez: Rock Star Rules" releases Spring of 2022. Followed by "A Girl Can Build Anything" also co-authored with Zietlow Miller, illustrated by Keisha Morris. Off the page, Charlton-Trujillo is a dedicated filmmaker, the co-founder of the nonprofit Never Counted Out and has enthusiastically served as a Madrina for the Las Musas collective. 

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Fat Angie: Homecoming
Children / Teens
Candlewick Press
November 2021
ISBN 9781536208399
416 pages

Fat Angie: Rebel Girl Revolution
Children / Teens
Candlewick Press
October 2021
ISBN 9781536222982
368 pages

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