Great Gilly Hopkins
Great Gilly Hopkins
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Great Gilly Hopkins

Written by Katherine Paterson
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8 - 12
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800L
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Apr 13, 2004
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This timeless Newbery Honor Book from bestselling author Katherine Paterson about a wisecracking, ornery, completely unforgettable young heroine. Now a feature film starring Kathy Bates, Glenn Close, and Octavia Spencer! This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It’s a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom. 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…–Brightly

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780064402019
    Publication Date
    April 13, 2004
    Publisher
    HarperCollins
    Page Count
    148
    Audience
    Middle Grade
    Reading Age
    8 - 12 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    77027075
    WorldCat Number (OCLC)
    54999733
    Lexile® Level
    800L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~S
    Est. ATOS® Book Level
    ~5.1

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