The Great Gilly Hopkins, Katherine Paterson
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The Great Gilly Hopkins

Author: Katherine Paterson

Narrator: Alyssa Bresnahan

Unabridged: 4 hr 39 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Harper Audio

Published: 08/18/2009

Genre: Children & Young Adults Fiction - Family - Orphans & Foster Homes

Synopsis

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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