The Great Gilly Hopkins - Chapter 10-12 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10

One week before Thanksgiving, Mr. Randolph comes down with the flu. Mr. Randolph comes to stay in the Trotter house, and Mr. Randolph and Mrs. Trotter discuss whether to notify Mr. Randolph’s son. By Thanksgiving, Mr. Randolph is getting better, but Mrs. Trotter and William are both sick. Gilly stays home from school to help care for them. On Thanksgiving Day, an elderly woman shows up at the house. It is Gilly’s grandmother. The woman is at a loss for words as she tries to tell her story of how her husband died twelve years before. She has not heard from Courtney in thirteen years. The woman didn’t even know she had a granddaughter.

William enters the room, having wet the bed, and Gilly excuses herself to tend to William. She then returns to talk to her grandmother. Her...

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