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A long way from Chicago : a novel in stories

Author: Richard Peck
Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A boy recounts his annual summer trips to rural Illinois with his sister during the Great Depression to visit their larger-than-life grandmother.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Humorous fiction
Children's stories
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Peck, Richard, 1934-
Long way from Chicago.
New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, ©1998
(OCoLC)607126610
Online version:
Peck, Richard, 1934-
Long way from Chicago.
New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, ©1998
(OCoLC)608944347
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Peck
ISBN: 0803722907 9780803722903
OCLC Number: 38249685
Notes: Sequel: A year down yonder.
Awards: Newbery Medal Honor Book, 1999
Target Audience: Middle School.
Description: 148 pages ; 22 cm
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.
Responsibility: Richard Peck.
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A boy recounts his annual summer trips to rural Illinois with his sister during the Great Depression to visit their larger-than-life grandmother.

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