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A Year Down Yonder

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Winner of the Newbery Medal

 

“Peck charms readers once again with this entertaining sequel to A Long Way from Chicago”—School Library Journal (starred review)

It was within the pages of Richard Peck's Newbery Honor-winning A Long Way from Chicago that Mary Alice and Grandma Dowdel first made their captivating debut. Now they're back for more astonishing, laugh-out-loud tales when fifteen-year-old Mary Alice moves in with her spicy grandmother for the year. Expect moonlit schemes, romances both foiled and founded, and a whole parade of fools made to suffer in unusual (and always hilarious) ways.

Wise, exuberant, and slyly heartwarming, this is a satisfying companion to Grandma Dowdels adventures in A Long Way from Chicago and A Season of Gifts

Newbery Medal Winner

ALA Best Book for Young Adults

ALA Notable Book

Booklist Best Books of the Year

School Library Journal Best Books of the Year

New York Times Best Seller

 

“Audience members will breathe a sigh of regret when the eventful year "down yonder" draws to a close.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

 

“Wit, gentleness, and outrageous farce.”—Booklist (starred review)

 

Synopsis:

During the recession of 1937, fifteen-year-old Mary Alice is sent to live with her feisty, larger-than-life grandmother in rural Illinois for a year and comes to a better understanding of her.

Synopsis:

Winner of the 2001 Newbery Honor Medal!

It was within the pages of Richard Peck's Newbery Honor-winning A Long Way from Chicago that Mary Alice and Grandma Dowdel first made their captivating debut. Now they're back for more astonishing, laugh-out-loud adventures when fifteen-year-old Mary Alice moves in with her spicy grandmother for the year. Expect moonlit schemes, romances both foiled and founded, and a whole parade of fools made to suffer in unusual (and always hilarious) ways.

Wise, exuberant, and slyly heartwarming, Mary Alice's story is a fully satisfying companion to the celebrated A Long Way from Chicago, which, in addition to receiving the Newbery Honor, was a National Book Award finalist, an ALA Notable Book, and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults.

About the Author

Richard Peck has written more than thirty novels, and in the process has become one of the countrys most highly respected writers for children. In fact The Washington Post called him “Americas best living author for young adults.” A versatile writer, he is beloved by middle-graders as well as young adults for his historical and contemporary comedies and coming-of-age novels. He lives in New York City, and spends a great deal of time traveling around the country to speaking engagements at conferences, schools, and libraries.

Mr. Peck is the first childrens book author to have received a National Humanities Medal. He is a Newbery Medal winner (for A Year Down Yonder), a Newbery Honor winner (for A Long Way from Chicago), a two-time National Book Award finalist, and a two-time Edgar Award winner. In addition, he has won a number of major honors for the body of his work, including the Margaret A. Edwards Award, the ALAN Award, and the Medallion from the University of Southern Mississippi.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780803725188
Editor:
Freeman, Don
Author:
Cieslawski, Steve
Illustrator:
Freeman, Don
Author:
Peck, Richard
Publisher:
Dial Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Family - Multigenerational
Subject:
Grandparents
Subject:
Country life
Subject:
Depressions
Subject:
Grandmothers
Subject:
Illinois
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Depressions -- 1929.
Subject:
Children s-Reference Family and Genealogy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
034
Publication Date:
20001031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 5 up to AND UP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.52x5.68x.68 in. .66 lbs.
Age Level:
10-14

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"Synopsis" by , During the recession of 1937, fifteen-year-old Mary Alice is sent to live with her feisty, larger-than-life grandmother in rural Illinois for a year and comes to a better understanding of her.
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Winner of the 2001 Newbery Honor Medal!

It was within the pages of Richard Peck's Newbery Honor-winning A Long Way from Chicago that Mary Alice and Grandma Dowdel first made their captivating debut. Now they're back for more astonishing, laugh-out-loud adventures when fifteen-year-old Mary Alice moves in with her spicy grandmother for the year. Expect moonlit schemes, romances both foiled and founded, and a whole parade of fools made to suffer in unusual (and always hilarious) ways.

Wise, exuberant, and slyly heartwarming, Mary Alice's story is a fully satisfying companion to the celebrated A Long Way from Chicago, which, in addition to receiving the Newbery Honor, was a National Book Award finalist, an ALA Notable Book, and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults.

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