We’ve been delighted to read and discuss George by Alex Gino with the community over the past few months. It is now time for the main event.

Alex Gino will give their talk next week, Thursday, April 15, at 6:30 PM via Zoom. To easily register for the Zoom event, CLICK HERE.

Be sure to read George ahead of the event. You can check out a copy from your local library, purchase from The Book Store in Appleton, or check out a digital copy for free here.

We look forward to seeing you next week at the 2021 Fox Cities Reads!

Missed that? Register for the 2021 Fox Cities Reads HERE.

cover of george

Book Summary:

When people look at George, they see a boy. But George 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. GEORGE is a candid, genuine, and heartwarming middle grade about a transgender  girl who is, to use Charlotte’s word, R-A-D-I-A-N-T!

Alex Gino

Image credit: Blake C. Aarens

Author Biography:

Alex Gino is author of middle grade novels Rick, You Don’t Know Everything, Jilly P! and the Stonewall Award-winning George. They love glitter, ice cream, gardening, awe-ful puns, and stories that reflect the diversity and complexity of being alive. For more information, visit alexgino.com.