GeorgeBook - 2015 | First edition, September 2015.
Reading Counts RC 3-5 5.2 8 Quiz: 66404.
From Library Staff
Challenged in 2017. "Written for elementary-age children, this Lambda Literary Award winner was challenged and banned because it includes a transgender child."--ALA OIF
Reasons for the ban include the fact that the main character is transgender and, according to the ALA, such as issues as "describing male anatomy," and "creating confusion."
Contested because book includes a transgender character.
Banned for: transgender character/sexuality. Won a Stonewall Award and Lambda Literary Award.
From the critics
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indigo_tiger_145 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 12
danicapenno thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 6 and 99
green_alligator_9902 thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over
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George is a transgender child with a sweet heart, meaningful soul and a boys body. All George wants is to play the part of Charlotte in the school play of CHARLOTTE'S WEB. But one thing is stoping her everyone thinks she is a boy. Her best friend is a kind hearted girl named Kelly, who helps George to fulfill her dream and let everyone know who she really is. I think you should really read this book. It has meaning and a strong message behind it. :) By Cheeky Bob:)
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A sensitive insightful portrayal of a transgender child coming to terms with gender identity.
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