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A long way from Chicago : a novel in stories / Richard Peck.

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Item details

  • ISBN: 0803722907
  • Physical Description: 148 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c1998.

Contents / Notes

General Note: Sequel: A year down yonder.
Contents: Prologue -- Shotgun Cheatham's last night above ground -- The mouse in the milk -- A one-woman crime wave -- The day of judgment -- The phantom brakeman -- Things with wings -- Centennial summer -- The troop train.
Summary, etc.: A boy recounts his annual summer trips to rural Illinois with his sister during the Great Depression to visit their larger-than-life grandmother.
Awards: Newbery Medal Honor Book, 1999
Subject: Grandmothers > Juvenile fiction.
Depressions > 1929 > Juvenile fiction.
Country life > Illinois > Juvenile fiction.
Illinois > Juvenile fiction.
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