Review: George by Alex Gino

Alex Gino
Scholastic Press
Published August 25, 2015

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About George

Melissa has a secret. Though looking at her on the outside, everyone assumes she’s George, a fourth grade boy, she knows that she is a girl. When she decides it’s time to talk to her family and best friend about her identity, she realizes the fourth grade play will be the perfect opportunity. She will play Charlotte in the production of Charlotte’s Web, and everyone will finally see her for who she really is. Problems arise when Melissa’s teacher refuses to let her audition for the part—because she sees Melissa as a boy. Not to be deterred, Melissa and her … Continue reading