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The Great Gilly Hopkins Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 5 "William Ernest and Other Mean Flowers" Summary

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Chapter 5 "William Ernest and Other Mean Flowers" Summary

The next day, when Gilly leaves for school, she finds Agnes Stokes waiting outside for her. Gilly storms past her, disgusted that Agnes assumed they are already friends. By the time they get to school, though, Gilly has decided that Agnes might come in useful. At lunch and recess, Gilly puts up with Agnes' company, but belittles her new companion.

In class that day, Gilly is furious to realize that she is behind in every subject. She makes up her mind to work hard and get ahead of everybody else in her class, just to show them how smart she is.

When Gilly arrives home from school, she refuses to eat Trotter's freshly baked cookies. Gilly is upstairs hiding her money, when William Ernest opens the door without knocking. Her angry reaction scares...

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