The Great Gilly Hopkins
Publish date: September 1995
Pages no: 148
Edition language: English
Grade level Equivalent: 5.3 The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson is about a girl in foster care that did not trust others and acted out by resorting to bullying. She did not allow anyone to get close to her until a few characters from the story preserved and gained her trust through love; t...
Short, very short, but it was good.
It's still good.
I haven't read this book in a really long time. Since elementary school? Possibly middle school? As a result I didn't remember much about the book. I just knew I enjoyed it as a kid. I was impressed that I still enjoyed this book as an adult. Some books lose their "magic" when you revisit them with ...
The pain! Oh, the pain! I cannot begin to tell you how much this book hurts me. I just... can't even begin to understand why such a book was written in the first place. It's so depressing... and not in a good way! The message in the book is just so horrible to be given to children that I don't think...
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