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Fair weather : a novel

Author: Richard Peck
Publisher: New York : Dial Books, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1893, thirteen-year-old Rosie and members of her family travel from their Illinois farm to Chicago to visit Aunt Euterpe and attend the World's Columbian Exposition which, along with an encounter with Buffalo Bill and Lillian Russell, turns out to be a life-changing experience for everyone.
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Peck, Richard, 1934-
Fair weather.
New York : Dial Books, c2001
(OCoLC)606617195
Online version:
Peck, Richard, 1934-
Fair weather.
New York : Dial Books, c2001
(OCoLC)609200874
Named Person: Buffalo Bill; Lillian Russell; Buffalo Bill; Lillian Russell; Buffalo Bill; Lillian Russell
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Peck
ISBN: 0803725167 9780803725164
OCLC Number: 44972223
Description: 139 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: An Invitation From Aunt Euterpe --
The Curve of the Earth --
Christmas in July --
Faster Than a Galloping Horse --
Flying to the Moon --
Bright Lights and Bad Women --
The Worst Day in Aunt Euterpe's Life --
The Worst Day in Aunt Euterpe's Life --
The Greatest Day in Granddad's Life --
The Greatest Day in Granddad's Life --
An Invitation for Aunt Euterpe --
After the Ball --
After the Fair: A Note from the Author.
Responsibility: by Richard Peck.
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In 1893, thirteen-year-old Rosie and members of her family travel from their Illinois farm to Chicago to visit Aunt Euterpe and attend the World's Columbian Exposition which, along with an encounter with Buffalo Bill and Lillian Russell, turns out to be a life-changing experience for everyone.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-08-03) Good Permalink

     Well written, believeable fictional account of 3 children leaving the country to attend the World's Fair in Chicago. Touches on social  issues of poverty, inequity of women, discrimination. Uses factual settings with some fictional characters (plus some actual historical/...
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