GeorgeBook - 2015
A bright, bold debut about a girl who was born a boy, but refuses to let that stand in the way of her dream.
More than anything else, George wants to play Charlotte in her fourth-grade class's production of Charlotte's Web. The problem is, her teacher won't let her, because George is a boy. But George isn't about to let that squash her dream. With the help of her best friend, George must learn to stand up for her wish - and brave a few bullies along the way.
Transcending all categories and genres,George is a pertinent and poignant middle-grade read for kids of all backgrounds.
From Library Staff
10-year-old George knows she’s a girl, but the rest of the world treats her like a boy. Will George find a way to play Charlotte in the school play, and be able to shine as her true self in front of her classmates?
Gabi_Dubh Apr 20, 2016
A moving and carefully crafted story about a child's transgender struggle. A book that lives on in memory long after it is set aside. Positive, though realistic, and eye opening.
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George is a transgender child with a sweet heart, meaningful soul and a boys body. All George wants is to play the part of Charlotte in the school play of CHARLOTTE'S WEB. But one thing is stoping her everyone thinks she is a boy. Her best friend is a kind hearted girl named Kelly, who helps George to fulfill her dream and let everyone know who she really is. I think you should really read this book. It has meaning and a strong message behind it. :) By Cheeky Bob:)
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A sensitive insightful portrayal of a transgender child coming to terms with gender identity.
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