Miss Christina's December Reading Pick

'Liar & Spy'

Liar & Spy Book CoverRebecca Stead is well known for her Newbery winner When You Reach Me.  Stead’s latest book, Liar & Spy, is a fresh, funny, and mysterious story that keeps you wondering what surprise will happen next. 

Georges, a seventh grader, is dealing with numerous problems — moving, missing his always-at-work mother, and being bullied at school.  Georges develops an exciting friendship with a new neighbor, Safer, who helps to train him as a spy. Together Georges and Safer are part of a spy club that takes you on the journey of their friendship.

Liar & Spy, a warm-hearted tale filled with quirky, unique characters that keep twists in the story until the very end, will inspire you to be yourself and find your own way. Children ages 7 to 12 will love it.