Gertie's Leap to Greatness
Publish date: 2016-10-04
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
This book is definitely a case where I can’t step back from my adult reaction enough to say fairly whether I think this is a successful book for kids. It’s a nuanced look at friendship and family and class; Gertie’s complicated feelings about the people and events in her life are compelling. But I w...