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    A long way from Chicago

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    A long way from Chicago : a novel in stories

    Peck, Richard, 1934-

    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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    The river between us

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    The river between us

    Peck, Richard, 1934-

    During the early days of the Civil War, the Pruitt family takes in two mysterious young ladies who have fled New Orleans to come north to Illinois.

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    Fair weather

    Peck, Richard, 1934-

    In 1893, thirteen-year-old Rosie and members of her family travel from their Illinois farm to Chicago to visit Aunt Euterpe and attend the World's Columbian Exposition which, along with an encounter with Buffalo Bill and Lillian Russell, turns out to be a life-changing experience for everyone.

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    A year down yonder

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    A year down yonder

    Peck, Richard, 1934-

    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.

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    The best man

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    The best man

    Peck, Richard, 1934-

    "Archer has four important role models in his life--his dad, his grandfather, his uncle Paul, and his favorite teacher, Mr. McLeod. When Uncle Paul and Mr. McLeod get married, Archer's sixth-grade year becomes one he'll never forget"--Provided by publisher.

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    Fair weather

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    Fair weather : a novel

    Peck, Richard, 1934-

    In 1893, thirteen-year-old Rosie and members of her family travel from their Illinois farm to Chicago to visit Aunt Euterpe and attend the World's Columbian Exposition which, along with an encounter with Buffalo Bill and Lillian Russell, turns out to be a life-changing experience for everyone.

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    Here lies the librarian

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    Here lies the librarian

    Peck, Richard, 1934-

    Fourteen-year-old Eleanor "Peewee" McGrath, a tomboy and automobile enthusiast, discovers new possibilities for her future after the 1914 arrival in her small Indiana town of four young librarians.

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    A long way from Chicago

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    A long way from Chicago : a novel in stories

    Peck, Richard, 1934-

    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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    Lost in cyberspace

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    Lost in cyberspace

    Peck, Richard, 1934-

    While dealing with changes at home, sixth-grader Josh and his friend Aaron use the computer at their New York prep school to travel through time, learning some secrets from the school's past and improving Josh's home situation.

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    The mouse with the question mark tail

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    The mouse with the question mark tail

    Peck, Richard, 1934-

    A very small mouse of unknown origins runs away from school in the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace shortly before the celebration of Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee, celebrating her sixty years on the British throne.

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    On the wings of heroes

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    On the wings of heroes

    Peck, Richard, 1934-

    A boy in Illinois remembers the homefront years of World War II, especially his two heroes--his brother in the Air Force and his father, who fought in the previous war.

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    A season of gifts

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    A season of gifts

    Peck, Richard, 1934-

    Relates the surprising gifts bestowed on twelve-year-old Bob Barnhart and his family, who have recently moved to a small Illinois town in 1958, by their larger-than-life neighbor, Mrs. Dowdel.

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    The teacher's funeral

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    The teacher's funeral : a comedy in three parts

    Peck, Richard, 1934-

    In rural Indiana in 1904, fifteen-year-old Russell's dreams of quitting school and joining a wheat threshing crew are disrupted when his older sister takes over the teaching at his one-room schoolhouse after mean old Myrt Arbuckle "hauls off and dies."

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    A year down yonder

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    A year down yonder

    Peck, Richard, 1934-

    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.

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    Close enough to touch

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    Close enough to touch

    Peck, Richard, 1934-

    A seventeen-year-old boy trying to recover from the loss of his girlfriend meets an unusual girl.

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    Ghosts I have been

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    Ghosts I have been : a novel

    Peck, Richard, 1934-

    Blossom Culp's gift of second sight, which she discovers gradually, leads her into some unusual adventures.

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