A Long Way from Chicago

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What happens when Joey and his sister, Mary Alice--two city slickers from Chicago--make their annual summer visits to Grandma Dowdel's seemingly sleepy Illinois town?August 1929: They see their first corpse, and he isn't resting easy.August 1930: The Cowgilll boys terrorize the town, and Grandma fights back with a dead mouse and a bottle of milk.August 1931: Joey and Mary Alice help Grandma to trespass, pinch property, poach, catch the sheriff in his underwear, and feed the hungry--all in one day.And there's more--much more--as Joey and Mary Alice make seven summer trips to Grandma's, each one funnier and more surprising than the year before. In the grand storytelling tradition of American humorists from Mark Twain to Flannelly O'Connor, Richard Peck has created a memorable world filled with characters who, like Grandma herself, are larger than life and twice as entertaining. And year round, you are sure to enjoy your stay with them.
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display_descriptionWhat happens when Joey and his sister, Mary Alice—two city slickers from Chicago—make their annual summer visits to Grandma Dowdel's seemingly sleepy Illinois town?
August 1929: They see their first corpse, and he isn't resting easy.
August 1930: The Cowgilll boys terrorize the town, and Grandma fights back with a dead mouse and a bottle of milk.
August 1931: Joey and Mary Alice help Grandma to trespass, pinch property, poach, catch the sheriff in his underwear, and feed the hungry—all in one day.
And there's more—much more—as Joey and Mary Alice make seven summer trips to Grandma's, each one funnier and more surprising than the year before. In the grand storytelling tradition of American humorists from Mark Twain to Flannelly O'Connor, Richard Peck has created a memorable world filled with characters who, like Grandma herself, are larger than life and twice as entertaining. And year round, you are sure to enjoy your stay with them.
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subject_facetAudiobooks
Audiobooks -- Unabridged -- Juvenile
Battle of the Books, Indian Trail 2017-2018
Children's audiobooks
Country life -- Illinois -- Fiction
Country life -- Illinois -- Juvenile fiction
Depressions -- 1929 -- Fiction
Depressions -- 1929 -- Juvenile fiction
Grandmothers -- Fiction
Grandmothers -- Juvenile fiction
Illinois -- Fiction
Illinois -- Juvenile fiction
Newbery honor book 1999
Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' nominee book, 2001
title_displayA Long Way from Chicago
title_fullA Long Way from Chicago
A long way from Chicago [CD sound recording] / Richard Peck
A long way from Chicago [electronic resource] / Richard Peck
title_shortA Long Way from Chicago
topic_facetAudiobooks
Children's audiobooks
Country life
Depressions
Grandmothers
Historical Fiction
Juvenile Fiction