Meet Alex Gino, author of award-winning middle grade novel George!
Alex believes that representation in books is vital, but the power of meeting a real, live adult living their truth is irreplaceable for kids working to make sense of themselves and the world they live in.
Join Alex for a presentation about being queer, quirky, and inquisitive followed by a question & answer session. Submit your questions for Alex in advance.
About Alex Gino:
Alex Gino loves glitter, ice cream, gardening, awe-ful puns, and stories that reflect the complexity of being alive. Their debut middle grade novel, George, about a fourth-grade transgender girl named Melissa won Stonewall, Lambda, and Children’s Choice Debut Awards, and has been translated into fourteen languages. Their second book, You Don’t Know Everything, Jilly P!, about a seventh-grader learning about her privilege and how to support people in her life without making it all about her, helps kids start difficult conversations and grow from mistakes. And in Rick, which received four starred reviews, Rick starts middle school, discovers a LGBTQIAP+ rights group, connects with his quirky grandfather, and faces the question of when to leave a friend who just might be a jerk.
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Monday, June 21 at 6:00pm to 6:45pmVirtual Event