George By Gino, Alex Book - 2015 | First edition

George wants to play the role of Charlotte in the school play, but her best friend Kelly earns the role. George's teacher stresses there are too many girls who want to play the role, and it wouldn't be fair to cast George in it.

At home, George refers to herself as Melissa, but not out loud. She cherishes her lip balm in the winter months, and "finds" her mom's supply during the springtime.

How can George tell everyone who she really is without being bullied?

This book is a must read for anyone! Adult readers may know youth who are struggling to come out as their true selves. Young readers may not know how to come out to their friends and family. Although this book is not a guide, it does provide the guidance that trans youth are not alone.


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