A Long Way from Chicago
by Richard Peck

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ISBN-10:   0141303522
ISBN-13:   9780141303529
Publisher:   Penguin Group (USA) Inc
Category:   Middle School
Pub. Date:   October 2000
Pages:   176
Format:   Paperback
Ages:   10 to
Grades:   5 to


Awards
2000  Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award (USA)  Nominee/Honoree 
2001  Young Reader's Choice Award (USA)  Nominee/Honoree 
2001  Beehive Young Adults' Book Award (USA)  Winner! 
2001  SCASL Book Award (South Carolina) (USA)  Nominee/Honoree 
2001  Black-Eyed Susan Book Award (USA)  Nominee/Honoree 


Subjects
CHILDREN'S FICTION
GRANDPARENTS_FICTION
DEPRESSIONS_FICTION
ILLINOIS_FICTION
COUNTRY LIFE_FICTION


Description/Notes
Each summer throughout the nine years of the Great Depression, Joey and his sister Mary Alice from Chicago visit their grandmother's sleepy Illinois town. Each summer they discover a visit to Grandma Dowdel's is far from typical.
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