|Appears in||American Girl|
|Debut||episode 1: "The Hunting Party"|
Charlie Hudson is the main character in the thriller audiobook American Girl by Wendy Walker.
Charlie was initially not written as autistic, but was rather given a specific set of traits that author Wendy Walker later realized were autistic. Walker did online research, and spoke with autism experts and friends who have autistic children. An autistic sensitivity reader was also employed.
Charlie is stated to be autistic on the audiobook's description page.
- https://www.wendywalkerbooks.com/books/american-girl/#description "Charlie Hudson, an autistic seventeen-year-old, is determined to leave Sawyer, PA as soon as she graduates high school" 2023-01-27
- American Girl on Goodreads