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The great Gilly Hopkins / Katherine Paterson.

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Bentley Memorial Library - Bolton LP J FIC PAT (Text to phone) 33160087429364 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Derby Neck Library J PAT (Text to phone) 34046062709293 Juvenile Fiction Available -

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"Cornerstone books."
"Newbery honor book"--Cover.
Summary, etc.:
An eleven-year-old foster child tries to cope with her longings and fears as she schemes against everyone who tries to be friendly.
Awards Note:
Newbery Honor Book, 1979.
Subject: Large type books.
Foster home care > Fiction.

Syndetic Solutions - Author Notes for ISBN Number 1557360111
The Great Gilly Hopkins
The Great Gilly Hopkins
by Paterson, Katherine
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Author Notes

The Great Gilly Hopkins

Katherine Paterson was born in Qing Jiang, Jiangsu, China in 1932. She attended King College in Bristol, Tennessee and then graduate school in Virginia where she studied Bible and Christian education. Before going to graduate school, she was a teacher for one year and after graduate school, she moved to Japan to be a missionary. Her first book, Sign of the Chrysanthemum was published in 1991. Other titles to follow included The Bridge to Terabithia and Jacod Have I Loved which both won her a Newbery Award, The Great Gilly Hopkins, Lyddie and The Master Puppeteer. In addition to the Newbery Award, she is the recipient of numerous others including the Scott O'Dell Award, the National Book Award for Children's Literature, the American Book Award, the American Library Association's Best Books for Young Adults Award and the New York Times Outstanding Books of the Year Award. She was also honored with the Hans Christian Anderson Award. (Bowker Author Biography)

Search Results Showing Item 6 of 14 Preferred library: Rockville Public Library?

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