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George by Alex Gino – Book Review

 

Title: George
Author: Alex Gino
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Release Date: August 25, 2015

George is transgender. While she knows her gender identity, everyone else does not. When George’s teacher announces that the class play will be Charlotte’s Web, George sees this as an opportunity to embrace and show who she really is. However, George does not even get the chance after her teacher dismisses her audition. Ms. Udell won’t even consider filling the role of Charlotte with anyone she sees as a boy. Crushed by Ms. Udell’s decision and crushed by he