“George, whatever it is, you can tell me… Whatever happens in your life, you can share it, and I will love you.”
Sweet and funny, George tells the realistic middle-school tale of a boy who has always felt like a girl. We follow George as she struggles with her sense of self, shares it with her mother and friend and is, thankfully, supported by both of them.
This modern title is recommended for readers in grades 4 through 7, especially those who are becoming aware of gender identity issues among their peers or dealing with them personally. It deals directly with this topic in a positive way, in the context of an accessible and charming middle-school story.