The great Gilly Hopkins (Book, 2001) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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The great Gilly Hopkins

Author: Katherine Paterson
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2001, ©1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 25th Anniversary edView all editions and formats
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An eleven-year-old foster child tries to cope with her longings and fears as she schemes against everyone who tries to be friendly.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Paterson
ISBN: 0064402010 9780064402019
OCLC Number: 57384891
Awards: Newbery Honor book.
Description: 148 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Katherine Paterson.

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An eleven-year-old foster child tries to cope with her longings and fears as she schemes against everyone who tries to be friendly.
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by booksonthebeach (WorldCat user published 2012-09-29) Excellent Permalink

Have you ever made a decision that had consequences you never could have imagined?

Eleven-year-old Gilly is an angry child. She has bounced from foster home to foster home since she was three. Unloved, she does everything possible to make herself unloveable, proud of her power and...
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