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A year down yonder / Richard Peck.

By: Peck, Richard, 1934-
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, 2000Edition: 1st edDescription: 130 p. ; 22 cmISBN: 0803725183Subject(s): Grandmothers -- Fiction | Depressions -- 1929 -- Fiction | Country life -- Illinois -- Fiction | Illinois -- FictionDDC classification: 823.912 LOC classification: PZ7.P338 | Yh 2000Online resources: Publisher description | Contributor biographical information | Sample text Awards: Newbery Medal, 2001Dissertation note: It was within the pages of Richard Peck's Newbery Honor-winning A Long Way from Chicago that Mary Alice and Grandma Dowdel first made their captivating debut. Summary: In 1937, during the Depression, fifteen-year-old Mary Alice, initially apprehensive about leaving Chicago to spend a year with her fearsome, larger-than-life grandmother in rural Illinois, gradually begins to better understand and admire her grandmother's unusual qualities.
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It was within the pages of Richard Peck's Newbery Honor-winning A Long Way from Chicago that Mary Alice and Grandma Dowdel first made their captivating debut.

In 1937, during the Depression, fifteen-year-old Mary Alice, initially apprehensive about leaving Chicago to spend a year with her fearsome, larger-than-life grandmother in rural Illinois, gradually begins to better understand and admire her grandmother's unusual qualities.

Newbery Medal, 2001

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