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A long way from Chicago : a novel in stories / Richard Peck.

By: Peck, Richard, 1934-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c1998Edition: 1st ed.Description: 148 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0803722907 :; 9780803722903 :.Subject(s): Grandmothers -- Fiction | Depressions -- 1929 -- Fiction | Country life -- Illinois -- Fiction | Illinois -- Fiction | Grandmothers -- Fiction | Grandmothers -- Juvenile fiction | Depressions -- 1929 -- Fiction | Depressions -- 1929 -- Juvenile fiction | Country life -- Fiction | Country life -- Juvenile fiction | Illinois -- Fiction | Illinois -- Juvenile fictionGenre/Form: Humorous fiction. | Children's stories. | Fiction | Juvenile worksAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Long way from Chicago.; Online version:: Long way from Chicago.DDC classification: [Fic] LOC classification: PZ7.P338 | Ll 1998Online resources: Publisher description | Contributor biographical information
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.
Awards: Newbery Medal Honor Book, 1999Summary: 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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Sequel: A year down yonder.

A boy recounts his annual summer trips to rural Illinois with his sister during the Great Depression to visit their larger-than-life grandmother.

Newbery Medal Honor Book, 1999

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.

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