The Resource The great Gilly Hopkins
- The great Gilly Hopkins
- Statement of responsibility
- Katherine Paterson
- Belonging (Social psychology) -- Juvenile fiction
- trueBooks to movies
- Defense mechanisms (Psychology) -- Juvenile fiction
- trueEleven-year-old girls
- Families -- Juvenile fiction
- trueFear in children
- trueFoster children
- Foster children -- Juvenile fiction
- trueFoster home care
- Foster home care -- Juvenile fiction
- Georgia Children's Book Award winner
- trueMother-separated girls
- Orphans -- Juvenile fiction
- trueRealistic fiction
- Watch out world! The Great Gilly Hopkins is looking for a home. She's a foster kid who's been angry, lonely, and hurting for so long that's she's always ready for a fight. Be on the lookout for her best barracuda smile, the one she saves for well-meaning social workers. Watch out for her most fearful look, a cross between Dracula and Godzilla, used especially to scare shy foster brothers. Don't be fooled by her "Who me?" expression, guaranteed to trick foster parents, teachers, and anyone who gets in her way. It's Gilly Hopkins vs. the world! And so far, Gilly seems to be winning. But what she doesn't realize is that every time she wins, she really loses, until she discovers a love as formidable as any enemy she's ever known
- Garden State Children's Book Award (New Jersey), Children's Fiction, 1981.
- Georgia Children's Book Award, 1981.
- Iowa Children's Choice Award, 1981.
- Massachusetts Children's Book Award, 1981.
- National Book Award for Children's Books, 1979.
- William Allen White Children's Book Award (Kansas), 1981.
- Awards note
- Georgia Children's Book Award winners, 1980-1981
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