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Peck, Richard 1934-

Overview
Works: 206 works in 1,003 publications in 11 languages and 89,983 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Children's audiobooks  Biography  Drama  Historical fiction  Young adult works  Humorous fiction  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Speaker
Classifications: PZ7.P338, [FIC]
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A year down yonder by Richard Peck( Book )

47 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 5,889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1937, during the Depression, fifteen-year-old Mary Alice, initially apprehensive about leaving Chicago to spend a year with her fearsome, larger-than-life grandmother in rural Illinois, gradually begins to better understand and admire her grandmother's unusual qualities
A long way from Chicago : a novel in stories by Richard Peck( Book )

48 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 5,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy recounts his annual summer trips to rural Illinois with his sister during the Great Depression to visit their larger-than-life grandmother
Fair weather : a novel by Richard Peck( Book )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The teacher's funeral : a comedy in three parts by Richard Peck( Book )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 3,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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."
The river between us by Richard Peck( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 3,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Here lies the librarian by Richard Peck( Book )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The ghost belonged to me : a novel by Richard Peck( Book )

29 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 2,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1913 in the Midwest a quartet of characters share adventures from exploding steamboats to "exorcizing" a ghost
Are you in the house alone? by Richard Peck( Book )

35 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sixteen-year-old girl with a steady boyfriend suddenly begins receiving threatening phone calls while she is babysitting and anonymous notes in her high school locker
Ghosts I have been : a novel by Richard Peck( Book )

26 editions published between 1977 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blossom Culp's gift of second sight, which she discovers gradually, leads her into some unusual adventures
A season of gifts by Richard Peck( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: One of children's literature's most memorable characters returns in this Christmastime companion to the Newbery Medal-winning A Year Down Yonder and Newbery Honor-winning A Long Way from Chicago. The eccentric, larger-than-life Grandma Dowdel is back in this heart-warming tale. Set 20 years after the events of A Year Down Yonder, it is now 1958 and a new family has moved in next door: a Methodist minister and his wife and kids. Soon Grandma Dowdel will work her particular brand of charm on all of them: ten-year-old Bob Barnhart, who is shy on courage in a town full of bullies; his two fascinating sisters; and even his parents, who are amazed to discover that the last house in town might also be the most vital. As Christmas rolls around, the Barnhart family realizes that they've found a true home, and a neighbor who gives gifts that will last a lifetime
On the wings of heroes by Richard Peck( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 2,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Remembering the good times by Richard Peck( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 2,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trav, Kate, and Buck make up a trio during their freshman year in high school, but their special friendship may not be enough to save Trav as he pressures himself relentlessly to succeed, in his own eyes as well as in the eyes of his parents and the world
Amanda/Miranda by Richard Peck( Book )

35 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When young Mary Cooke becomes a servant at Whitwell Hall in 1911, she does not imagine how her life will be manipulated by her mistress, Amanda Whitwell, nor how their lives will be intertwined
Father figure : a novel by Richard Peck( Book )

16 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in English and held by 1,771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being a father figure for years, Jim and his younger brother are reunited with their divorced father and Jim is forced to find a new role for himself
Voices after midnight : a novel by Richard Peck( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 1,716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living with their sister and parents in a rented house in New York City during the summer, Chad and Luke uncover a mystery involving the former tenants of the house when the two brothers slip back in time to 1888
Secrets at sea : a novel by Richard Peck( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1887, the social-climbing Cranstons voyage from New York to London, where they hope to find a husband for their awkward older daughter, secretly accompanied by Helena and her mouse siblings, for whom the journey is both terrifying and wondrous as they meet an array of titled humans despite their best efforts at remaining hidden
A year down yonder by Richard Peck( Recording )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Alice and Grandma Dowdel return for more astonishing, laugh-out-loud adventures when fifteen-year-old Mary Alice moves in with her spicy grandmother for the year. Her extended visit is filled with moonlit schemes, romances both foiled and founded, and a whole parade of fools made to suffer in unusual (and always hilarious) ways
The dreadful future of Blossom Culp by Richard Peck( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and held by 1,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blossom, not the most popular member of her freshman class in 1914, travels ahead seventy years, and returns in time to make Halloween a memorable night for her classmates and teachers
Lost in cyberspace by Richard Peck( Book )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Josh Lewis, a sixth grader at the elite Huckley School. When his best friend Aaron announces that he can time travel with his computer, Josh isn't fazed. But when Aaron actually microprocesses himself into cyberspace, the duo must deal with unexpected visitors from the past -- and find out more about Huckley's history than they ever wanted to know! "Amiable characters, fleet pacing, and witty,in-the-know narration will keep even the non-bookish interested."-- Publishers Weekly
The mouse with the question mark tail : a novel by Richard Peck( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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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A year down yonder
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Peck, Richard 1934-...

Richard Peck American young adult novelist

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A long way from Chicago : a novel in storiesFair weather : a novelThe teacher's funeral : a comedy in three partsThe river between usHere lies the librarianThe ghost belonged to me : a novelAre you in the house alone?Ghosts I have been : a novel