The Great Gilly Hopkins

by Katherine Paterson

Paperback, 2004

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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...

Publication

HarperCollins (2004), 160 pages

Language

Original language

English

Original publication date

1978

ISBN

0062422863 / 9780062422866

Physical description

160 p.; 5.25 inches

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