Virginia’s private Christian school is encouraging fourth graders to read controversial book about a boy who claims he is a girl. It also contains explicit descriptions of children’s genitalia.
St. Stephen’s School in Alexandria, Va. and St. Agnes School, an Episcopalian private school that charges more that $39,000, sent fourth-graders a book list. MelissaAccording to emails that were reviewed by the Washington Free Beacon. The book is written by Alex Gino (genderqueer author), and tells the story of George, a fourth grade boy who believes he’s a girl. The characters discuss genitalia, and the book includes graphic lines such as “what she has between her legs was nobody’s business but hers and her boyfriend.”
“She … tried not to think about what was between her legs, but there it was, bobbing in front of her,” one passage reads.
Melissa The book has been widely criticised since its publication in 2015. Parents have also expressed concern that the novel is not appropriate for young children. Original title of the book GeorgeAfter facing backlash by activists, Gino changed Gino’s title to reflect his trans identity.
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