The Gallagher Academy for exceptional young women is fairly typical all-girls school--that is, it would be if every school taught advanced martial arts in PE and the latest in chemical warfare in science, and students received extra credit for breaking CIA codes in computer class. The... read more
The story follows the young Cameron (Cammie) (Chameleon) Morgan, who attends Gallagher Academy For Exceptional Young Women, a school for gifted girls (which is actually a school for spies in training). She faces her fourth year of real spy training. While on her first mission, required for the... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
The story follows the young Cameron (Cammie) (Chameleon) Morgan, who attends Gallagher Academy For Exceptional Young Women, a school for gifted girls (which is actually a school for spies in training). She faces her fourth year of real spy training. While on her first mission, required for the Covert Operations class, she meets Josh, a normal kid (which she is definitely not), who notices her, despite her reputation as a "pavement artist." She does not tell him who she really is and where she goes to school. Soon Josh and Cammie develop a steady relationship with Cammie always sneaking out of the school to see him at night. Cammie does this with the help of her three roommates/best friends, Rebecca "Bex" Baxter, Elizabeth "Liz", and Macey McHenry. Cammie lies to Josh many times about her cat (Suzie), her dad being an engineer (he really died), her mother being a good cook (she is not), being home schooled, having sisters, and living in exotic places (Mongolia & Thailand) When her cover is blown after Josh and Josh's best friend, Dillon, attempt to break into Gallagher Academy, so Dillon can prove to Josh that Cammie is lying to him and does go to Gallagher Academy. Josh and Cammie break up. Once Josh walks away, Cammie is "kidnapped" by her teacher for her CoveOps final. The Gallagher Girls have to rescue Cammie; Josh attempts, unsuccessfully, to save her, and is let in on the secret of the Gallagher Girls. But as he is leaving, he tells Cammie, "Oh, tell your mom thanks for the tea." Showing that Cammie's mother may or may not have given Josh a special kind of tea to forget everything about the secrets of the school, or she might have just given him regular tea. The story ends with Josh leaving the mansion and telling Cammie, "I guess I'll see you around."
“After all, when you're on a plane home from Istanbul with a nuclear warhead in a hatbox, the last thing you want to do is write a report about it.”Cameron Ann Morgan:
“Oh, tell your mom thanks for the tea”Josh Abrams:
“Dad always said that the most lethal thing about her was her cooking.”Cameron Ann Morgan
“'So, hey, Cammie. it was fun. Wasn't it?' and I realized that one of the most brilliant men in the world needed me to verify that he'd had fun.”Mr. Mosckowitz and Cammie (thought it)
“Hey, Liz snapped. "We thought he was a honeypot!""No." I shook my head."We thought he was a boy.”Liz and Cammie (page 239)
“"Yeah, Liz called after me. "Well, I never thought you were someone who'd choose a boy over her friends!”Liz to Cammie (page 239)
“"Hey, genius girl, you don't have any idea what kinds of sacrifices she's willing to make for her friends.""what are you-" Liz started, then her voice softened slightly as she asked," Why? What do you know?"When Macey spoke, she left no room for doubt."Enough to say back off.”Liz and Macey (page 239)
“Hmph,"Macey scoffed."I know lots of normal boys."i looked at her."I don't.”Macey and cammie (page 192)
“I didn't move;I just waited out the night. The school was quiet around me, and i let the silence calm my heartbreak, lull me into a sleepless trance as i stared past my reflection in the dark glass, and whispered,"Happy birthday, Daddy."”Cammie to herself (page 219)
Followed by Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy.
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