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A Long Way from Chicago A Novel in Stories by Richard Peck

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Published by Thorndike Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Grandmothers,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Depressions,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Fiction - General,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Humorous Stories,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Historical - United States - 20th Century,
  • Fiction,
  • Action & Adventure - General,
  • Large type books,
  • 1929

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8136676M
ISBN 100786232498
ISBN 109780786232499

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A Long Way from Chicago Summary. Joey and Mary Alice Dowdel are sent to stay with their Grandma Dowdel for a week each summer when they're kids. We know the drill: weird candy selection (root beer barrels, seriously?), weird smells (you know that grandma-perfume smell), and extra cookies all around. Related Book Resources. Discussion Guide Long Way from Chicago Extension Activity Discussion Guide A Long Way From Chicago Discussion Guide Each summer over the nine years of the Depression, Joey and his sister Mary Alice make their annual summer visit to Grandma Dowdel's seemingly sleepy Illinois town. Grade. A Long Way from Chicago Summary & Study Guide Description. A Long Way from Chicago Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections. Apr 25,  · A hilarious look at summer in the country. Read Common Sense Media's A Long Way from Chicago: a Novel in Stories review, age rating, and parents guide.5/5.

A Long Way from Chicago is a novel broken up into eight short stories - one for each summer Joey and his sister spent a week with Grandma Dowdel. Joey tells the stories as he remembers them many years later. It is full of out loud laughs, poignant moments, bittersweet memories, and complicated relationships. Nov 29,  · A Long Way From Chicago: A Novel in Stories (Puffin Modern Classics) Buy "A Long Way From Chicago" and ENJOY! Read more. Helpful. Report abuse. Arnab Chatterjee. out of 5 stars A must read. Reviewed in India on October 15, Verified Purchase. Simply wonderful. Book is about an eccentric grandma and her two grandchildren and their /5(). A Long Way from Chicago (A Long Way from Chicago, #1), A Year Down Yonder (A Long Way from Chicago, #2), and A Season of Gifts (A Long Way from Chicago. Set in the Depression, the book is a series of stories about the adventures Joey Dowdel and his sister Mary Alice have during nine summers with their grandmother. Despite the hard times, the children A Long Way from Chicago Printables, Classroom Activities, Teacher Resources| lfcmalta.com

Summary. A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck. Richard Peck’s series of short stories about the summers two children spend with their grandmother provides a perfect opportunity for students to learn about character perspective. Apr 12,  · A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck A book review by Ginger Dawn Harman Imagine it is summer and you live in Chicago. The old days of Al Capone, Bugs Moran, and Prohibition are the headline new interest of the day. You are nine and your younger sister is seven/5. A Long Way From Chicago by Richard Peck • Book 1 of the Long Way From Chicago Series. Over seven consecutive summers, Joey and his sister, Mary Alice, spend a week every read more. Over seven consecutive summers, Joey and his sister, Mary Alice, spend a week every August with their Grandma Dowdel in a small Illinois town. Jun 04,  · A LONG WAY FROM CHICAGO - ENGLISH by RICHARD PECK. Topics ENGLISH, AWARD WINNING CHILDREN'S BOOK Collection opensource Language English. ENGLISH, AWARD WINNING CHILDREN'S BOOK Addeddate Identifier ALongWayFromChicago-English Identifier-ark ark://t0xq1q Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi plus-circle Add .