Local author Alex Gino has a new book with a powerful message: “Be Who You Are.”
That’s easier said than done in the 4th grade. But it’s especially hard for Melissa, because everyone still calls her George (her birth name) and they don’t know what she knows: She is a girl.
Melissa is transgender and the book George, published by Scholastic, is one of the first middle grade books to give voice to a transgender heroine.
We introduced you to George in a post last week