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The Great Gilly Hopkins
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harpercollins Childrens Books
Publication date June 1, 1987
Pages 148
Binding Paperback
Edition Reissue
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780064402019
ISBN-10 0064402010
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.25 by 7.50 in.
Weight 0.30 lbs.
Original list price $5.99
Other format details juvenile
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Summary
Finding herself in the latest and most intolerable of a string of foster homes, an eleven-year-old who prides herself on her cleverness and unmanageability tries gamely to provoke the adults around her
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This timeless Newbery Honor Book from bestselling author Katherine Paterson about a wisecracking, ornary, completely unforgettable young heroine. Now a feature film starring Kathy Bates, Glenn Close, and Octavia Spencer!

Eleven-year-old Gilly has been stuck in more foster families than she can remember, and she's hated them all. She has a reputation for being brash, brilliant, and completely unmanageable, and that's the way she likes it. So when she's sent to live with the Trotters—by far the strangest family yet—she knows it's only a temporary problem.

Gilly decides to put her sharp mind to work and get out of there fast. She's determined to no longer be a foster kid. Before long she's devised an elaborate scheme to get her real mother to come rescue her. Unfortunately, the plan doesn't work out quite as she hoped it would...



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