The Thing About Georgie
Another thing is that Georgies mother is having a baby, and the new baby will not be a midget. Georgie is afraid that when the baby grows taller than him, he or she will steal all the love from his parents. His parents are musicians and had high hopes for Georgie when he was born. Then, they realized that Georgie is a midget and just too small to play most instruments. What will happen if the baby becomes the musician Georgies parents had always hoped for? Will Georgies parents love the baby more than Georgie?
The thing is, nothing seems to be as expected for poor Georgie. Jeanie the Meanie is the school bully and Georgie has been her target for as long as he can remember. But now, Jeanie seems to have changed and suddenly she is being friendlier to Georgie. Will Georgie and Jeanie learn to be friends?
The Thing About Georgie is a fast, fun read. It is great for all ages, and both boys and girls will enjoy reading about Georgie. One of the cool things about this book is how the author speaks directly to the reader. Each chapter begins with the author asking the reader to do a task such as taking your tongue out of your mouth for a few minutes, See how it gets dry and slobbery at the same time? These activities are ways to show the differences between Georgie and you, the reader. You will root for Georgie and hope that he works everything out. A great weekend read. I definitely recommend it.