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A long way from Chicago : a novel in stories

Author: Richard Peck
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Puffin Books, 2000, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView 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
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Peck
OCLC Number: 62675262
Reproduction Notes: Large print. Hempstead, N.Y. : Helen Keller Services for the Blind. 1 v. (321 p.) ; 18 pt.
Description: 1 volume
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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