A Long Way from Chicago

A Long Way from Chicago : A Novel in Stories

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

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 127 x 177.8 x 15.24mm | 136.08g
  • Puffin Books
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Puffin Mod Clas.
  • 0142401102
  • 9780142401101
  • 116,996

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

Born in Decatur, IIlinois, Richard Peck has written over 41 books for young readers. He is the winner of the 1990 Margaret A. Edwards Award, a prestigious award sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services Association of the American Library Association in cooperation with the School Library Journal; the 1990 National Council of Teachers of English/ALAN Award for outstanding contributions to young adult literature; and the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allan Poe Award. In 2001 Mr. Peck was awarded the Newbery Medal for A Year Down Yonder.
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Rating details

28,720 ratings
3.91 out of 5 stars
5 35% (10,019)
4 34% (9,758)
3 22% (6,293)
2 6% (1,807)
1 3% (843)
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