Author of transgender book for children will visit Wichita
October 13, 2017
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The author of a children's book about a transgender fourth-grader is planning to visit a city in Kansas where the book's presence in school libraries has prompted debate.
The Wichita Eagle reports that Alex Gino has announced a Nov. 2 appearance at Wichita State University.
The library supervisor for the Wichita school district has determined that the book contains language and references that aren't appropriate for young children. That means the book, "George," wasn't included in a set of master list titles provided to local elementary schools.
Wichita school librari...