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  • Published: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c1998.
  • Year Published: 1998
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Description: 148 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

Reading Level

  • Lexile: 750

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 0141303522 :
  • 0803722907 :



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A long way from Chicago : a novel in stories

by Peck, Richard, 1934- .

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Call number: Y Fiction / Peck, Richard, R Newbery Honor 1999

Available Copies: Downtown Youth, Malletts Youth, Pittsfield Youth, Traverwood Youth

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Youth level.

Prologue -- Shotgun Cheatham's last night above ground -- The mouse in the milk -- A one-woman crime wave -- The day of judgement -- The phantom brakeman -- Things with wings -- Centennial summer -- The troop train.

A boy recounts his annual summer trips to rural Illinois with his sister during the Great Depression to visit their larger-than-life grandmother.

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