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Sussex teen author wins International Latino Book Award

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Máximo César Castellanos Máximo César Castellanos wrote his first book when he was 6. But it’s the book he wrote when he was 11 — the first in a five-book series — that has won international acclaim. Castellenos, now 13 and a seventh-grader at Blessed Sacrament Catholic School in nearby Berlin, Maryland, was chosen as the Gold Medal Winner in …