The Great Gilly Hopkins

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The Great Gilly Hopkins

The Great Gilly HopkinsPowerPoint By: Katie Book By: Katherine Paterson

Characters (Response)Gilly: Bounced around from fosterhometo fosterhome, Gilly has emotional barriers to protect herself from getting attached to anyone. She is sassy and excels, when she puts her mind to it.

Trotter: is a poorly educated, deeplyreligiouswoman, who opens her lovinghometo neighbors and fosterchildren. She teaches her childrenrespect, love, and reverence foreducationand Christianity. She is a devoted and experienced fostermother.

William Ernest: is a little a boy, withthickglassesand no self-confidence. He is terrified of Gilly, until she begins to soften toward him. Then, he quickly becomes attached to her.

All About the AuthorKatherine Paterson is an American author best known for children's novels. For four different books published 1975 to 1980, she won two Newbery Medals and two National Book Awards. October 31, 1932 (age 80). Newbery Medal,Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award,Phoenix Award


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