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Gertie's Leap to Greatness

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. 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. There's just one problem: Seat-stealing new girl Mary Sue Spivey wants to be the best fifth grader, too. And there is simply not enough room at the top for the two of them. From debut author Kate Beasley comes a classic tale of hope and homecoming that will empty your heart, then fill it back up again--one laugh at a time. From the Compact Disc edition.

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. 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. There's just one problem: Seat-stealing new girl Mary Sue Spivey wants to be the best fifth grader, too. And there is simply not enough room at the top for the two of them. From debut author Kate Beasley comes a classic tale of hope and homecoming that will empty your heart, then fill it back up again--one laugh at a time. From the Compact Disc edition.
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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. 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. There's just one problem: Seat-stealing new girl Mary Sue Spivey wants to be the best fifth grader, too. And there is simply not enough room at the top for the two of them. From debut author Kate Beasley comes a classic tale of hope and homecoming that will empty your heart, then fill it back up again--one laugh at a time. From the Compact Disc edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Tara Sands

Length:

4h 48m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:12


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:38


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:58


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:15


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:49


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:10


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

07:53


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

07:18


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:34


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:41


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:28


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:05


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

06:18


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:44


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:32


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

06:15


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

06:07


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:05


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:22


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:56


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

09:01


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:36


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

06:33


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

06:06


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

03:01


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:47


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:41


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

04:28


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:16


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

08:53


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:24


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:04


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

05:00


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

05:15


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:54


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

06:25


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:33


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

07:44


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

08:52


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:51


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

04:50


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:17


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

04:55


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

07:45


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

06:50


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

04:43


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

05:17


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

04:35


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

01:03


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

00:29