George

George by Alex Gino is about a girl who others see as a boy. George knows she was meant to be a girl but she is in a boys body. This story about a young transgender girl teaches children about acceptance, inclusion, and understanding what it means to be transgender. This book allows you to have an important conversation regardless of your personal or religious views. This book is about acceptance and about a human rights that don’t get discusses enough with children. I think this is a very important subject to discuss with children and this book does an excellent job at making it relatable to children, and it can also help children who feel like George know that they are not alone. I would recommend this story to children 9 and older.

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