Everything you need to understand or teach The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson.
"The Great Gilly Hopkins" is a young adult novel by Katherine Paterson, which revolves around the experiences of eleven year-old Galadriel "Gilly" Hopkins, a foster child. The novel touchingly depicts Gilly's difficult times, and the difficulties she causes, in the attempt to get her real mother to take care of her once more. Themes of love, family, and Christianity, among others, are dealt with as Gilly struggles to understand what family means.
The Great Gilly Hopkins Lesson Plans contain 153 pages of teaching material, including: