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A Long Way from Chicago

Written by Richard Peck
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Jan 1, 2000
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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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Richard Peck

RICHARD PECK (1934-2018) was born in Decatur, Illinois and lived in New York City for nearly 50 years. The acclaimed author of 35 novels for children and young adults, he won the Newbery Medal for<i> A Year Down Yonder</i>, a Newbery Honor for <i>A Long Way from Chicago</i>, the Scott O’Dell Award for <i>The River Between Us</i>, the Edgar Allen Poe Award for <i>Are You in the House Alone?</i>, a <i>Boston Globe-Horn Book</i>Award Honor for <i>The Best Man</i>, and the Christopher Medal for <i>The Teacher’s Funeral</i>. He was the first children’s author ever to have been awarded a National Humanities Medal, and was twice a National Book Award Finalist.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780141303529
Publication Date:
January 1, 2000
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
98010953
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
45231986
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0141303522
Lexile® Level:
750L
Scholastic Level:
V
ATOS® Book Level:
5.0
Accelerated Reader® Points:
5.0
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
27940
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
MG

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