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A Long Way From Chicago : A Novel In Stories (1998)


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Kids' FictionY/FICTION/PECK,RDue 05-18-15
Kids' FictionY/FICTION/PECK,RDue 05-18-15
Kids' FictionY/FICTION/PECK,RAvailable
Kids' FictionY/FICTION/PECK,RDue 05-18-15
Published: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c1998
Edition:  [Various editions]
Description:  148 p. ; 22 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 0803722907, 0141303522 (pbk.) :, 9780141303529 (pbk.),
Language:  English

Winner of the 1999 Newbery Honor Book Award

Prequel to: A year down yonder

Also published: New York, N.Y. : Puffin Books, 2000, c1998 (148 p.)

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


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

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