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Scholastic Incorporated, 2017 - Bullying - 195 pages
The unforgettable debut from Stonewall Award Winner Alex Gino.

George joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content!

When people look at George, they think they see a boy. But she knows she's not a boy. She knows she's a girl.

George thinks she'll have to keep this a secret forever. Then her teacher announces that their class play is going to be Charlotte's Web. George really, really, REALLY wants to play Charlotte. But the teacher says she can't even try out for the part . . . because she's a boy.

With the help of her best friend, Kelly, George comes up with a plan. Not just so she can be Charlotte -- but so everyone can know who she is, once and for all.

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User Review  - ebrossette - LibraryThing

George follows the story of a young transgirl. She begins in the closet, which causes constant anxiety for her. Through the school play, she slowly reveals her true self to those around her. This book ... Read full review

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User Review  - amandabock - LibraryThing

This is a very important book. Everyone should buy it, read it, share it. George is a wonderfully sympathetic character and the resolution is very satisfying. However, I can't say it's a very good ... Read full review

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About the author (2017)

Alex Gino loves glitter, ice cream, gardening, awe-ful puns, and stories that reflect the diversity and complexity of being alive. George was their first novel. George was a winner of the Children's Stonewall Award, the Lambda Literary Award, and the Children's Choice Book Awards, among a host of others. George was also featured on several Best of the Year lists. For more about Alex, please visit

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