George by Alex Gino

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Cover of George by Alex Gino
Author(s) Alex Gino
Published August 25, 2015
Publisher Scholastic Corporation
Genre(s) LGBT
Contemporary Fiction
Age group Middle Grade

George by Alex Gino is a middle grade contemporary novel, originally published on August 25, 2015.

Trigger Warnings

  • Bullying
  • Deadnaming
  • Dysphoria
  • Emesis (mentioned)
  • Homophobia
  • Misgendering
  • Punching
  • Transphobia (parental)


An asterisk (*) indicates that the author openly identifies with that identity.

  • Transgender main character* (author is non-binary)


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  • George has often been on the list of banned books in schools. Some people have found the content offensive because the book's protagonist is a young transgender girl.[1]