A Year Down Yonder

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Penguin, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 130 pages
6 Reviews
Mary Alice's childhood summers in Grandma Dowdel's sleepy Illinois town were packed with enough drama to fill the double bill of any picture show. But now she is fifteen, and faces a whole long year with Grandma, a woman well known for shaking up her neighbors-and everyone else! All Mary Alice can know for certain is this: when trying to predict how life with Grandma might turn out . . . better not. This wry, delightful sequel to the Newbery Honor Book A Long Way from Chicago has already taken its place among the classics of children's literature.
 

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a good book after a long way from chicago

User Review  - Mimi96 - Borders

it was a good book to go after a long way from Chicago. my teacher suggested this book for me and surprisingly i liked a book the was totally out of my style! a good book over all! Read full review

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i need to read this book it sounds wonderful

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Contents

Prologue
1
Rich Chicago Girl
4
Vittles and Vengeance
21
A Minute in the Morning
39
Away in a Manger
55
Hearts and Flour
75
A Dangerous Man
94
Gone with the Wind
115
Ever After
129
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Richard Peck, author of more than thirty novels, is one of the most celebrated children's book writers in the country. He has won the Newbery Medal, the Edgar Award, the Margaret A. Edwards Award, a National Humanities Medal, and twice been a National Book Award finalist, among many other honors. He lives in New York City.

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