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The Great Gilly Hopkins

The Great Gilly Hopkins

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The Great Gilly Hopkins

by Paterson, Katherine

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0440840988
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9780440840985
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New York: Dell, 1987. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 7x4x0. No Stock Photos! We photograph every item. edge wear, some tanning to pages. The Great Gilly Hopkins is looking for a home. She's a foster kid who's been angry, lonely, and hurting for so long that's she's always ready for a fight. Be on the lookout for her best barracuda smile, the one she saves for well-meaning social workers. Watch out for her most fearful look, a cross between Dracula and Godzilla, used especially to scare shy foster brothers. Don't be fooled by her "Who me?" expression, guaranteed to trick foster parents, teachers, and anyone who gets in her way.It's Gilly Hopkins vs. the world! And so far, Gilly seems to be winning. But what she doesn't realize is that every time she wins, she really loses, until she discovers a love as formidable as any enemy she's ever known.

Synopsis

Eleven-year-old Gilly has been stuck in more foster families than she can remember, and she's disliked them all. She has a county-wide reputation for being brash, brilliant, and completely unmanageable. So when she's sent to live with the Trotters -- by far the strangest family yet -- Gilly decides to put her sharp mind to work. Before long she's devised an elaborate scheme to get her real mother to come rescue her.But the rescue doesn't work out, and the great Gilly Hopkins is left thinking that maybe life with the Trotters wasn't so bad ...

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Bookseller
Kayleighbug Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
057492
Title
The Great Gilly Hopkins
Author
Paterson, Katherine
Format/Binding
Mass Market Paperback
Book Condition
Used - Good
Quantity Available
1
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0440840988
ISBN 13
9780440840985
Publisher
Dell
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1987
Size
7x4x0
Bookseller catalogs
Juvenile Fiction;
X weight
5 oz

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