Fat Angie's 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?
Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Single parent; Family member death; Military families; Divorce; Adoption; Gay/Lesbian; single mother; death of a sister; sister in the military; divorced parents; adoptive brother; lesbian teenager
Cybils Awards, 2013, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction
Ohioana Book Awards, 2014, Nominee, Juvenile Literature
Stonewall Book Award-Mike Morgan and Larry Romans Children's and Young Adult Literature Award, 2014, Winner, Children's (Young Adult Literature)
bullying; basketball; army; friendship; romance; therapy; attempted suicide; high school
Charlton-Trujillo, E.E. Charlton-Trujillo, "Fat Angie" (2013). Diverse Families. 1248.