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A bright, bold debut about a girl who happens to have been 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.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • CD-Audio
  • 160 x 170 x 28mm | 159g
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Audio Library ed.
  • 0545880203
  • 9780545880206

Review quote

* "A coda to the Charlotte's Web story, in which George presents herself as a girl for the first time, is deeply moving in its simplicity and joy. Warm, funny, and inspiring." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "Profound, moving, and--as Charlotte would say--radiant, this book will stay with anyone lucky enough to find it." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review
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About Alex Gino

Alex Gino loves glitter, ice cream, gardening, awe-ful puns, and stories that reflect the diversity and complexity of being alive. George is their first novel. For more about Alex, please visit
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Rating details

22,999 ratings
4.04 out of 5 stars
5 36% (8,267)
4 40% (9,298)
3 18% (4,066)
2 4% (826)
1 2% (542)
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