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Liars, Inc.

Title

Liars, Inc.

Authors

Paula Stokes

Publisher

HarperTeen

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9780062323286

Pages

361 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Seventeen-year-old Max, his girlfriend Parvati, and best friend Pres form Liars, Inc., expecting that forging notes and lying for their peers will lead to easy cash, but when Pres asks Max to cover for him, it may be a fatal mistake.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

HL730L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Adoption; adopted teenager; adoptive family

Main Character

male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

adoptive mother and father

Awards

Kirkus Book Review Stars, 2014

Keywords

fraud; murder; teenagers; children of politicians; dating; honesty; mystery; missing persons; lying

Diversity Impact

indirect

Liars, Inc.

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