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Thirteen-year-old Rosie Beckett has never strayed further from her family's farm than a horse can pull a cart. Then a letter from her Aunt Euterpe arrives, and everything changes. It's 1893, the year of the World's Columbian Exposition-the "wonder of the age"-a.k.a. the Chicago World's Fair. Aunt Euterpe is inviting the Becketts to come for a visit and go to the fair! Award-winning author Richard Peck's fresh, realistic, and fun-filled writing truly brings the World's Fair-and Rosie and her family-to life.

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"Peck's unforgettable characters, cunning dialogue and fast-paced action will keep readers of all ages in stitches as he captures a colorful chapter in American history." Publishers Weekly

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"Readers will feel that they've actually been to the fair." Booklist

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"This is situational comedy steeped in turn-of-the-19th-century American history....Extra chuckles are in store for anyone who has an unusual aunt, pesky little brother, or wacky grandfather." School Library Journal

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Thirteen-year-old Rosie Beckett embarks on the adventure of her life when her family takes a trip to the World's Columbian Exposition, a.k.a. the Chicago World's Fair, in 1893. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults.

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In addition to winning both the 2001 Newbery Medal and a 2000 Newbery Honor Award, Richard Peck is a two-time winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Award. He has received several citations for the body of his work, including the Margaret A. Edwards Award.

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Belinda, December 31, 2007 (view all comments by Belinda)
The book begins with the killing and "skinning" of a squirrel that many children find quite disturbing.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780142500347
Author:
Freeman, Don
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Family life
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Historical - United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Chicago
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Historical
Subject:
Historical - United States - General
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. 19th Century
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series Volume:
GM-48 (Aug. 2002)
Publication Date:
20030331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5 up to AND UP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
7.88x5.04x.45 in. .29 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 160 pages Puffin Books - English 9780142500347 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Peck's unforgettable characters, cunning dialogue and fast-paced action will keep readers of all ages in stitches as he captures a colorful chapter in American history."
"Review" by , "Readers will feel that they've actually been to the fair."
"Review" by , "This is situational comedy steeped in turn-of-the-19th-century American history....Extra chuckles are in store for anyone who has an unusual aunt, pesky little brother, or wacky grandfather."
"Synopsis" by , Thirteen-year-old Rosie Beckett embarks on the adventure of her life when her family takes a trip to the World's Columbian Exposition, a.k.a. the Chicago World's Fair, in 1893. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults.

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