The Great Gilly Hopkins - Chapter 13-15 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 13

Mrs. Hopkins, Gilly’s grandmother, brings her back to Jackson, Virginia. Gilly realizes her grandmother doesn’t truly want her, that she is only taking Gilly in as a matter of responsibility and obligation. Gilly realizes she loves Mrs. Trotter and William. Gilly is given her choice of bedrooms. Her grandmother hopes that Gilly actually wants to live with her. Mrs. Hopkins lives alone and hopes to have a good relationship with Gilly. But, Gilly misses Mrs. Trotter and William terribly.

Settled into Mrs, Hopkins’s son’s old bedroom, Gilly wonders why her mother would leave such a kind and peaceful place. Gilly unpacks her mother’s photo and wonders more about why Courtney had to leave her. Then, she puts the photograph away.

Chapter 14

Gilly writes a letter to William, as she had promised him. She tells him about looking after horses and exaggerates...

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