Liar and spy book summary
Liar and Spy | BookTrustGeorges the "s" is silent is a seventh-grader, named after his parents' favorite painter, French post-impressionist Georges Seurat. When Dad loses his job as an architect and tries to start his own business, Mom pulls double shifts as a nurse at the hospital. The family is forced to downsize, moving from a house to an apartment building in their same Brooklyn neighborhood. Mom tells Georges that life is like a Seurat painting: You can see it best when you stand back and look at the big picture. Heeding her advice, Georges tries not to worry but to embrace the changes in his life.
Liar and Spy
Rate this book. When seventh grader Georges the S is silent moves into a Brooklyn apartment building, he meets Safer, a twelve-year-old coffee-drinking loner and self-appointed spy. Georges becomes Safer's first spy recruit. His assignment? Tracking the mysterious Mr. X, who lives in the apartment upstairs. But as Safer becomes more demanding, Georges starts to wonder: how far is too far to go for your only friend?
T his is a very well written story, with lots of quirky characters and some important messages. The main character is Georges spelt with an s.
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Liar and Spy by Rebecca Stead - BOOK REVIEW
At the moment, Georges has a lot going on. Dad was laid off so Mom has started working extra shifts at the hospital, and they had to sell their house in Brooklyn and move into an apartment. One good thing about the new building is Safer, an unusual boy who lives on the top floor. Their main case: spy on the mysterious Mr. X in the apartment above Georges.