George by Alex Gino | 1 Minute Reviews

George is a girl, who just wants to be Charlotte, not Wilbur, in her school’s production of Charlotte’s Web. But everything keeps calling her a boy. Will anyone ever listen to her?


Alex Gino’s middle grade novel about trans girl George is simply a delight, that will be enjoyed by all ages 9+.

One of my favourite things is that Gino’s book uses “she” pronouns for George all along; simple but makes an important statement that trans people are the gender they say they are and always have been. George has always been a she, even if other people couldn’t see that.

This is a fantastic Own Voices trans novel to share with younger people.

Interested? Get it here in hardback or preorder the paperback here.

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