George by Alex Gino

George

Alex Gino

fiction childrens contemporary lgbtqia+ middle grade emotional hopeful lighthearted fast-paced

213 pages | first published 2015

Description

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. ...

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Moods

hopeful 83%
emotional 76%
inspiring 69%
lighthearted 45%
reflective 29%
informative 16%
funny 13%
challenging 6%
relaxing 4%
sad 4%
tense 3%
adventurous 2%
dark 1%

Pace

fast 73%
medium 26%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 81% | A mix: 12% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 97% | It's complicated: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 3% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 42% | It's complicated: 26% | Yes: 25% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

4.21