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Title:
George
Author:
Gino, Alex, author.
ISBN:
9780545812573

9780545812542

9780545880060

9780606401401
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Description:
195 pages ; 22 cm
General Note:
Details may vary.
Contents:
Secrets -- Charlotte Dies -- Acting Is Just Pretend -- Anticipation -- Auditions -- Taken -- Time Drags When You're Miserable -- Some Jerk -- Dinner at Arnie's -- Transformations -- Invitations.
Abstract:
"When people look at George, they think they see a boy. But she knows she's not a boy. She knows she's a girl. George thinks she'll have to keep this a secret forever. Then her teacher announces that their class play is going to be Charlotte's Web. George really, really, REALLY wants to play Charlotte. But the teacher says she can't even try out for the part ... because she's a boy. With the help of her best friend, Kelly, George comes up with a plan. Not just so she can be Charlotte -- but so everyone can know who she is, once and for all"-- provided by publisher.
Reading Level:
Grades 3 - 7.

Middle School.

790 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader 5.0.

Reading Counts! 5.2.

Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.0 4.0 176832.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 5.2 8 Quiz: 66404.

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Big Flats Library 1 J G Juvenile Fiction Book
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Cuba Circulating Library Association 1 J GEO Juvenile Fiction Book
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Montour Falls Memorial Library 1 YA G Juvenile Fiction Book
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Rushville - Mabel D. Blodgett Memorial Library 1 J G Non barcoded items at offline libraries
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Summary

Summary

George joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content!

When people look at George, they think they see a boy. But she knows she's not a boy. She knows she's a girl.

George thinks she'll have to keep this a secret forever. Then her teacher announces that their class play is going to be Charlotte's Web . George really, really, REALLY wants to play Charlotte. But the teacher says she can't even try out for the part . . . because she's a boy.

With the help of her best friend, Kelly, George comes up with a plan. Not just so she can be Charlotte -- but so everyone can know who she is, once and for all.


Author Notes

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.


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