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.
Timely, touching...George may be the most right-now book imaginable. - New York Times Book ReviewInsightful...it'll resonate with anyone who has ever felt different. - People MagazineGeorge 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. -- BookPageReading this breathtaking debut should be a requirement for living. #6 on the Indie Next Autumn '15 List - Marisa DiNovis, Flyleaf Books, Chapel Hill, NC