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Gertie"s leap to greatness

Kate Beasley

Gertie"s leap to greatness

by Kate Beasley

  • 176 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Schools,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Abandoned children,
  • Mothers

  • About the Edition

    Gertie Reece Foy is 100% Not-From-Concentrate awesome. She has a daddy who works on an oil rig, a great-aunt who always finds the lowest prices at the Piggly Wiggly, and two loyal best friends. So when her absent mother decides to move away from their small town, Gertie sets out on her greatest mission yet: becoming the best fifth grader in the universe to show her mother exactly what she"ll be leaving behind.

    Edition Notes

    456 Childrens Plus, Inc.

    StatementKate Beasley ; with illustrations by Jillian Tamaki
    ContributionsTamaki, Jillian, 1980- ill
    The Physical Object
    Pagination249 p.
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27216569M
    ISBN 100374302618
    ISBN 109780374302610
    OCLC/WorldCa928488991

    Gertie's Leap to Greatness. By Kate Beasley. Format Books | Individual Titles | Paperback Book. $ LIST PRICE: $ YOU SAVE $ (%) Save to Wishlist Saved to Wishlist. Share. Key Features. Description. A determined fifth grade girl in Alabama sets out to . Gertie's Leap to Greatness | "Meet the new Ramona Quimby " --Entertainment WeeklyIn this hilarious and heartfelt middle grade debut, Gertie is a girl on a mission to be the best fifth grader ever in order to show her estranged mother that Gertie doesn't need her--not one bit Gertie Reece Foy is % Not-From-Concentrate awesome.

    "Kate Beasley is a writer to watch, as she herself is poised for a leap to greatness with her debut novel." -Mary Brown, Books, Bytes & Beyond -Mary Brown, Books, Bytes & Beyond "Look out, world, here comes Gertie Reece Foy!   Buy the Paperback Book Gertie's Leap To Greatness by Kate Beasley at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. "Meet the new Ramona Quimby!" - Entertainment Weekly In this hilarious and heartfelt middle grade debut, Gertie is a girl on a mission to be the best fifth grader ever in order to show.

    Gertie’s Leap to Greatness by Kate Beasley For fans of Three Times Lucky and The Penderwicks, this endearing new classic spins together sparkling humor, sizzle-pop writing, and a sassy main character with an unforgettable voice. Book reviews. Gertie's Leap to Greatness Kate Beasley, Jillian Tamaki Review by Hannah Lamb. Octo Debut author Kate Beasley crafts a story packed with wit and down-home charm, led by a heroine with enough spirit and spunk to rival the likes of Junie B. Jones and Ramona Quimby, and complemented by illustrations from Caldecott Honor.


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Gertie"s leap to greatness by Kate Beasley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fans of realistic fiction for middle grade readers have a new protagonist to admire. Gertie Reece Foy is a girl that one should never underestimate. When she decides to do something really impressive to prove that she does not need her mother (who is getting remarried and moving out of town), she doesn't let anything stand in the way of her mission.

Gertie's Leap to Greatness reads like a classic story with a memorable main character, strong messages, and has the same appeal of a Ramona Quimby book.

I can see this as a class read along. One of my favorite scenes was Gertie's reaction to her Aunt serving peas for dinner, the very same reaction I would have had at her age/5.

Gertie's Leap to Greatness tells the story of Gertie Foy: a fifth grader determined to be the best fifth grader in the world. Living with Aunt Rae and her father Frank, Gertie was abandoned by her mother Rachel. Gertie’s school bus takes her by Rachel’s house every day.

One day, Gertie sees that. Gertie's Leap to Greatness - Kindle edition by Beasley, Kate, Tamaki, Jillian. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Gertie's Leap to Greatness/5(36). Realistic social situations combine with over-the-top personalities to make Gertie’s Leap to Greatness a surefire hit for kids who loved Ramona and Fudge--and who will one day want to be best friends with Scout.

If your mission is to discover a funny, heartwarming, relatable, and entertaining middle grade novel, then jump for joy: Your /5(36). Parents need to know that Gertie's Leap to Greatness, by first-time author Kate Beasley, packs a lot of heavy issues and life lessons into its appealing story of a spirited fifth-grader in a small Southern of the story involves the young protagonist's desperately imaginative efforts to impress the mom who abandoned the family in Gertie's infancy and still wants nothing to do with them.4/5.

Gerties leap to greatness /////ok I loved this book!I didn't like it last year I don't know what was wrong with me!!LOL ok so I rate this 4 stars and recommend it to preteens😃 ok so this book is about gertie Reece foy.

so Gerties mission is to help a big bill from come back to life and it worked. 😃 😃 😃 now Gerties mission is to be the best fifth grader in the world!/5(39). Kate Beasley holds a Masters in Writing for Children and Young Adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts.

She lives with her family in Claxton, Georgia, with two dogs, one parrot, lots of cows, and a cat named Edgar. Gertie's Leap to Greatness is her first novel. Jillian Tamaki is an illustrator and comics artist.

She won both a Printz Honor and a Caldecott Honor for the graphic novel This /5(3). Gertie's Leap to Greatness has 37 reviews and 39 ratings. Reviewer applemango wrote: This author is one of my favorite authors Kate Beasley and I really just love this book!.

I have read this book multiple times and each time I saw something new in this book!!!/5(39). Gertie's Leap to Greatness. Author: Beasley, Kate: Binding: Hardcover: List Price: $ Our Price: $ CAD Sale Price: $ CAD & FREE Shipping on orders over $45 Our Price: $ CAD: Clearance: $ CAD: Online Qty: + Bargain Book Copy.

Add to cart. View cart. Add to wishlist. Your Wishlists. Login. Add to cart. Add to wishlist Pages: Her first novel, Gertie's Leap to Greatness, was a Junior Library Guild selection, and Indies Introduce Selection, and a multi-regional Indie Bestseller.

The New York Times Book Review called it "breathlessly, effortlessly fun." Kate lives with her family in Claxton, Georgia, with two dogs, one parrot, lots of cows, and a cat named Edgar. This Study Guide consists of approximately 36 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Gertie's Leap to Greatness.

Gertie Foy is the central character of the novel. She is in fifth grade and is on a mission to be the. Gertie's Leap to Greatness by Kate Beasley,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). A can-do attitude, loyal friends, and a foolproof plan prove insufficient when a seat-stealing new girl swooshes in.

Gertie Reece Foy is a feisty, white fifth-grader with an indomitable spirit and a surefire plan to be the greatest fifth-grader in the "whole school, world, and universe. You simply can’t be in a bad mood when you read “Gertie’s Leap to Greatness.” Trust me, I tried.

Gertie Reece Foy is a plain old fifth grader growing up on the shores of Alabama. Free Gertie's Leap to Greatness study unit worksheets for teachers to print.

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Kate Beasley’s debut, Gertie’s Leap to Greatness, tackles a range of topics that kids face in school and at home with pluck, humor, and book takes readers inside the.

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Gertie’s Leap to Greatness. By. Sophia Jones - Septem 0. Facebook. The book, Terkel writes in the introduction, is about the search “for daily meaning as well as daily bread, for recognition as well as cash, for astonishment rather than torpor; in short, for a sort of life, rather than a Monday through Friday sort of.

Gertie’s Leap to Greatness is her first book. You can find her at or on Twitter @­_katebeasley. Discover more books like “Gertie’s Leap to Greatness,” by Kate Beasley, by checking out our reviews and articles tagged with Growing Up and Kate Beasley; and be sure to follow along with our Selfie and a Shelfie series.Gertie's Leap to Greatness is her first novel.

"Meet the new Ramona Quimby!"--Entertainment Weekly "Oh my lord, Gertie Reece Foy! This is a girl you can t help but root for. I kept losing my place from laughing so hard while reading this book. And more than once, I had to hide my face in my hands and read through my fingers, or I caught myself.