In the history of awesome books there have been some awesome girls: Ramona, Matilda, Pippi and Hermione… to name a few. Let me introduce to you to another great character with awesome girl power. Her name? Gertie!
In Kate Beasley’s first novel, Gertie’s Leap to Greatness, you’ll meet Gertie Reece Roy. She is on a mission. That mission? To be the best fifth grader ever! She may not be the smartest or the most popular kid, but it means everything to make this happen. When a mean new girl threatens her goal, will Gertie stop at nothing to make this happen?