Kevin has a big talent. Some might call it compulsive lying. He calls it common sense. Kev doesn t mean to cause trouble by lying all the time; he s just trying to make everything easier for everyone (and himself). And, of course, a few harmless, um, falsehoods are crucial to his plan to convince Tina that he s the perfect boyfriend for her. In Gary Paulsen s irresistible and chaotic comedy, Kevin s lies spiral out of control until he s faced with the need to do the unthinkable: tell the truth."