AuthorAlex Gino
ImprintAlex Gino Ltd
Sales rank4.5


BE WHO YOU ARE 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.


Rick Riordan

George By Alex Gino

Middle grade contemporary fiction This is a sweet, poignant novel about an elementary school student named George, who was born a boy but knows in her heart that she is a girl When the chance comes to do the school s yearly production of Charlotte s Web, George knows that she wants to be Charlotte, ... (Sign in to see more)

Emily May

George By Alex Gino

George stopped It was such a short, little question, but she couldn t make her mouth form the sounds.Mom, what if I m a girl This might be the most important novel released this year George is a sensitive, honest, and much needed story about a girl who biologically was born as a boy The sim... (Sign in to see more)

Wendy Darling

George By Alex Gino

This year, only two books have made me cry so hard I had to stop reading This was one of them.But it s not because it s sad it s actually a sweet, hopeful book filled with the ordinary joys of childhood It s the understanding of how isolated the Georges of the world must feel, and the hope that eve... (Sign in to see more)

Catriona (LittleBookOwl)

George By Alex Gino

I honestly could not give this book any less than 5 stars It was beautiful and heartwarming I felt so much for George and really connected to her This book is just so important, and whilst as a middle grade this is an easy ready with a simple writing style, I think that everyone should read it.

Adam Silvera

George By Alex Gino


Raeleen Lemay

George By Alex Gino

I think I ll be filming a video review about this one, so I ll keep it brief This was fantastic The writing was a bit too simple for my taste it s written for children, so it makes sense but other than that it was perfect.


George By Alex Gino

My point is, it takes a special person to cry over a book It shows compassion as well as imagination This review contains spoilers.I needed a breather after Crooked Kingdom, so George came at the perfect time for me to pick up The premise of this middle grade novel tells the story of Meliss... (Sign in to see more)

Lola Reviewer

George By Alex Gino

I want to hug this book I also want to hug George Not only is this middle grade book heart warming and engaging, it s also eye opening and important Sadly, there are few books out there for children with transsexual characters, let alone main characters.This book and GRACEFULLY GRAYSON are very simi... (Sign in to see more)


George By Alex Gino

This was so wonderful I ve said this before but I LOVE seeing LGBTQ middle grade books Society has a problem of thinking these topics are inappropriate for kids and that is so backwards and harmful This is about George Melissa, a 10 year old girl born as a boy I loved how Gino used female pronouns t... (Sign in to see more)

Cece (ProblemsOfaBookNerd)

George By Alex Gino

Well, this was just exactly as good as everyone said it was I m so happy after finishing this.

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