A Long Way from Chicago: A Novel in Stories

Richard Peck (Author)
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Description

Join Joey and his sister Mary Alice as they spend nine unforgettable summers with the worst influence imaginable-their grandmother!

Product Details

Price
$8.99  $8.27
Publisher
Puffin Books
Publish Date
April 12, 2004
Pages
148
Dimensions
5.52 X 0.45 X 6.96 inches | 0.28 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780142401101

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About the Author

RICHARD PECK (1934-2018) was born in Decatur, Illinois and lived in New York City for nearly 50 years. The acclaimed author of 35 novels for children and young adults, he won the Newbery Medal for A Year Down Yonder, a Newbery Honor for A Long Way from Chicago, the Scott O'Dell Award for The River Between Us, the Edgar Allen Poe Award for Are You in the House Alone?, a Boston Globe-Horn BookAward Honor for The Best Man, and the Christopher Medal for The Teacher's Funeral. He was the first children's author ever to have been awarded a National Humanities Medal, and was twice a National Book Award Finalist.

Reviews

"A rollicking celebration of an eccentric grandmother and childhood memories"
A rollicking celebration of an eccentric grandmother and childhood memories. ("School Library Journal", starred review)