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10 edition of A year down yonder found in the catalog.

A year down yonder

by Richard Peck

  • 161 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Dial Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grandmothers -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Country life -- Illinois -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Illinois -- Juvenile fiction

  • About the Edition

    During the recession of 1937, fifteen-year-old Mary Alice is sent to live with her feisty, larger-than-life grandmother in rural Illinois and comes to a better understanding of this fearsome woman.

    Edition Notes

    Sequel to: A long way from Chicago.

    StatementRichard Peck.
    GenreJuvenile fiction
    The Physical Object
    Pagination130 p. ;
    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23245011M
    ISBN 100803725183
    LC Control Number99043159


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The book, A Year Down Yonder is actually the sequel to our first “Covid Book” called A Long Way From Chicago. The similes, metaphors, hyperboles are wondrous and the boys laughed their way through the entire book. Our discussions were rich with observation of empathy, retaliation, poetic justice.

Cited by: A Year Down Yonder is a book that made me snicker, took me to tears, and gave me a deep-down sense of home. I loved it from page one to the end, and everything in between.

Richard Peck may be the only male author I know of who can This is exactly the kind of book I love to lose myself in/5. A Year Down Yonder A year down yonder book Activity The worst part of the "Roosevelt Recession" in is that Mary Alice has to spend a year in a rural town with her feisty and conniving Grandma Dowdel.

Mary Alice eventually learns to appreciate her grandmother's wisdom and her ways. A Year Down Yonder Homework Help Questions.

What is the conflict of the novel A Year Down Yonder. In Richard Peck's young adult novel A Year Down Yonder, protagonist Mary Alice is thrust into a. What is A Year Down Yonder About and Why Should I Care. Sure, Richard Peck's book A Year Down Yonder takes place over half a century ago.

But that doesn't mean it's irrelevant today. Mary Alice Dowdel is a girl who is going through the overwhelming and confusing process of growing up—and that's an experience that's pretty universal, whether your go-to technology is a Smartphone or a Philco.

A Year Down Yonder is about a Chicago girl's year-long stay with her grandmother in a rural town during the height of the Great Depression. The town is full of eccentric personalities, not the least of which is the grandmother. The narrator is fifteen-year-old Mary Alice, who is forced to live with.

If you need a real, honest to goodness laugh, read A Year Down Yonder. I'm 56 and never too old for fun kiddie lit.

This story and it's companion story -- a Long Way from Chicago are charming, funny reads that are sure to bring a smile to your face and a laugh to your day. I love the stories about Grandma. She is some kind of amazing old gal/5.

About A Year Down Yonder. Winner of the Newbery Medal “Peck charms readers once again with this entertaining sequel to A Long Way from Chicago”—School Library Journal (starred review) It was within the pages of Richard Peck‘s Newbery Honor-winning A Long Way from Chicago that Mary Alice and Grandma Dowdel first made their captivating debut.

Now they’re back for more astonishing. RICHARD PECK () was born in Decatur, Illinois and lived in New York City for nearly 50 years. The acclaimed author of 35 novels for children and young adults, he won the Newbery Medal for A Year Down Yonder, a Newbery Honor for A Long Way from Chicago, the Scott O’Dell Award for The River Between Us, the Edgar Allen Poe Award for Are You in the House Alone?, a Boston /5().