George (Scholastic Gold)

Alex Gino (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.35
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Publish Date
April 25, 2017
Pages
224
Dimensions
5.2 X 7.5 X 0.6 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780545812573

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About the Author

Alex Gino loves glitter, ice cream, gardening, awe-ful puns, and stories that reflect the diversity and complexity of being alive. George was their first novel. George was a winner of the Children's Stonewall Award, the Lambda Literary Award, and the Children's Choice Book Awards, among a host of others. George was also featured on several Best of the Year lists. For more about Alex, please visit alexgino.com.

Reviews

"Timely, touching...George may be the most right-now book imaginable." - New York Times Book Review

"Insightful...it'll resonate with anyone who has ever felt different." - People Magazine

"George is a timely book for parents to share and discuss with their children, whether dealing with similar issues or simply to foster understanding." - Entertainment Weekly

* "Warm, funny, and inspiring." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "Profound, moving, and-as Charlotte would say-radiant..." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review

* "A required purchase for any collection that serves a middle grade population." -- School Library Journal, starred review

* "[A] sensitive, insightful portrayal of a transgender child coming to terms with gender identity." -- Booklist, starred review

"Readers going through a similar experience will feel that they are no longer alone, and cisgender (non-transgender) readers may gain understanding and empathy." -- BookPage

"Reading this breathtaking debut should be a requirement for living." #6 on the Indie Next Autumn '15 List - Marisa DiNovis, Flyleaf Books, Chapel Hill, NC