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Gertie's Leap to Greatness

Written by Kate Beasley & illustrated by Jillian Tamaki
Published by Square Fish
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Apr 3, 2018
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Gertie Reece Foy is 100% Not-From-Concentrate awesome. She has a daddy who works on an oil rig, a great-aunt who always finds the lowest prices at the Piggly Wiggly, and two loyal best friends. So when her absent mother decides to move away from their small town, Gertie sets out on her greatest mission yet: becoming the best fifth grader in the universe to show her mother exactly what she’ll be leaving behind. There’s just one problem: Seat-stealing new girl Mary Sue Spivey wants to be the best fifth grader, too. And there is simply not enough room at the top for the two of them.

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Who Wrote Gertie's Leap to Greatness

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Kate Beasley

Kate Beasley holds a master’s in writing for children and young adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. She lives with her family in Claxton, Georgia, with two dogs, one parrot, lots of cows, and a cat named Edgar. This is her first novel.

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Who Illustrated Gertie's Leap to Greatness

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Jillian Tamaki

Jillian Tamaki is an illustrator and comics artist. She won both a Printz Honor and a Caldecott Honor for the graphic novel This One Summer, which she co-created with Mariko Tamaki. Jillian lives in Toronto, Ontario, where she makes illustrations for magazines, newspapers, websites, and books.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781250143747
Publication Date:
April 3, 2018
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1250143748
ATOS® Book Level:
4.7
Accelerated Reader® Points:
6.0
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
184757
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
MG

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