Character Novel Studies

Here is the first novel of the month for January.
A Long Way From Chicago by Richard Peck
" During the Great Depression, Joey and his sister, Mary Alice- two city slickers from Chicago- make their annual summer visit to Grandma Dowdel’s sleepy Illinois town. Soon enough, they find that it’s far from sleepy…and Grandma is far from typical. From seeing their first corpse (and he ins’t resting easy) to helping Grandma trespass, pinch property, catch the sheriff in his underwear, and feed the hungry- all in one day- Joey and Mary Alice have seven summers they’ll never forget!”

Here is the first novel of the month for January.

A Long Way From Chicago by Richard Peck

" During the Great Depression, Joey and his sister, Mary Alice- two city slickers from Chicago- make their annual summer visit to Grandma Dowdel’s sleepy Illinois town. Soon enough, they find that it’s far from sleepy…and Grandma is far from typical. From seeing their first corpse (and he ins’t resting easy) to helping Grandma trespass, pinch property, catch the sheriff in his underwear, and feed the hungry- all in one day- Joey and Mary Alice have seven summers they’ll never forget!”

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