Alex Gino and Dashka Slater

Alex Gino and Dashka Slater

Alex Gino

Alex Gino

Alex Gino loves glitter, ice cream, gardening, awe-ful puns, and stories that reflect the diversity and complexity of being alive. Their debut middle grade novel, George, about a fourth-grade transgender girl, received four starred reviews, won Stonewall, Lambda, and Children’s Choice Debut Awards, and has been translated into fourteen languages.

Dashka Slater

Dashka Slater

Dashka Slater is the author of the true crime narrative, The 57 Bus, winner of the 2018 Stonewall Book Award and a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor. She is also the author of several children’s picture books including Escargot, The Antlered Ship, and Dangerously Ever After.

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