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Melissa

Written by Alex Gino

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Family / Home Stories Featured Books for 13+ readers Gritty Reads Personal Social Health Economic (PSHE)

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Formally titled George, this is the unforgettable debut from Alex Gino.

Melissa Synopsis

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.

The timely and touching story from Stonewall Award Winning author Alex Gino, Author of Rick and You Don't Know Everything, Jilly P! Gino's latest book, Alex Austen Lived Here, is out in April 2022

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Allow me to introduce you to a remarkable book, full of love, wonder, hope, and the importance of getting to be who you were meant to be. You must read this. - David Levithan, author of Every Day and editor of George/Melissa

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ISBN: 9780702317842
Publication date: 07/04/2022
Publisher: Scholastic
Format: Paperback

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ISBN: 9780702317842
Publication date: 7th April 2022
Author: Alex Gino
Publisher: Scholastic
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 224 pages
Suitable for: 13+ readers
Genres: Family / Home Stories, Gritty Reads, Personal Social Health Economic , Sexuality / Relationships

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