The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson audiobook

The Great Gilly Hopkins

By Katherine Paterson
Read by Alyssa Bresnahan

Recorded Books, Inc.
4.69 Hours 1
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In three years, 11-year-old Gilly Hopkins has been in three foster homes and has perfected the art of driving people crazy, especially those responsible for her. Gilly waits for the day when her beautiful mother returns. Then her world will make sense again. But meanwhile, Gilly is on her way to home number four. There, she is welcomed by the enormous Mrs. Trotter and tiny, silent William Ernest. Despite her best attempts to turn their cluttered, forgiving household upside down, Gilly slowly begins to care for them. The Great Gilly Hopkins is a Newbery Honor Book, an ALA Notable Children's Book, and winner of the National Book Award for Children's Literature. It won the Christopher Medal, and has been chosen as one of the "Best of the Best" Children's Books. Written by Katherine Paterson, it takes its place among her many critically acclaimed stories, including Bridge to Terabithia, which was awarded the Newbery Medal.

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In three years, 11-year-old Gilly Hopkins has been in three foster homes and has perfected the art of driving people crazy, especially those responsible for her. Gilly waits for the day when her beautiful mother returns. Then her world will make sense again. But meanwhile, Gilly is on her way to home number four. There, she is welcomed by the enormous Mrs. Trotter and tiny, silent William Ernest. Despite her best attempts to turn their cluttered, forgiving household upside down, Gilly slowly begins to care for them. The Great Gilly Hopkins is a Newbery Honor Book, an ALA Notable Children's Book, and winner of the National Book Award for Children's Literature. It won the Christopher Medal, and has been chosen as one of the "Best of the Best" Children's Books. Written by Katherine Paterson, it takes its place among her many critically acclaimed stories, including Bridge to Terabithia, which was awarded the Newbery Medal.

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Author Bio: Katherine Paterson

Author Bio: Katherine Paterson

Katherine Paterson was born in China, where she spent part of her childhood. After her education in China and the American South, she spent four years in Japan, the setting for her first three novels. She has received numerous awards for her writing, including two National Book Awards and two Newbery Medals. An active promoter of reading and literacy, she lives with her husband in Barre, Vermont. They have four grown children.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 4.69
Audience: Adult
Language: English