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Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead
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Liar & Spy

$21.00 USD

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Narrator Jesse Bernstein
Length 4 hours 40 minutes
Language English
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The instant New York Times bestseller from the author of the Newbery Medal winner When You Reach Me: a story about spies, games, and friendship.
 
The first day Georges (the S is silent) moves into a new Brooklyn apartment, he sees a sign taped to a door in the basement: SPY CLUB MEETING—TODAY!
 
That’s how he meets his twelve-year-old neigh­bor Safer. He and Georges quickly become allies—and fellow spies. Their assignment? Tracking the mysterious Mr. X, who lives in the apartment upstairs. But as Safer’s requests become more and more demanding, Georges starts to wonder: how far is too far to go for your only friend?
 
“Will touch the hearts of kids and adults alike.” —NPR
 
Winner of the Guardian Prize for Children’s Fiction
Named a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and more!

REBECCA STEAD is the author of First Light and the Newbery Medal winner When You Reach Me. She lives in Manhattan with her husband and two children.

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Reviews

A Finalist for the Carnegie Medal
A New York Times Bestseller
A New York Times Notable Children’s Book
A Junior Library Guild Selection 
Named a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, The Horn Book Magazine, The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, Chicago Public Library
Named to 21 State Award Lists 


“Readers will sympathize with Georges and Safer as they negotiate various familiar obstacles, but it’s the celebration that will leave them exultant.” —The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, Starred review

“The ending twists readers’ entire perception of the events and creates a brilliant conclusion to an insightful novel.” —School Library Journal, Starred review

“Stead’s spare and elegant prose, compassionate insight into the lives of young people, wry sense of humor, deft plotting, and ability to present complex ideas in an accessible and intriguing way make this much more than a mystery with a twist.” —The Horn Book, Starred review

“Chock-full of fascinating characters and intelligent questions, this is as close to perfect as middle-grade novels come.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred review

“[A] big-hearted, delightfully quirky tale…. Georges resolves his various issues in a way that’s both ingenious and organic to the story….Original and winning” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred review Expand reviews
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