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Monster Night At Grandma S House

Author : Richard Peck
ISBN : PSU:000054346703
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Daytime at Grandma's house is fine, but bedtime is terrifying when a monster seems to be about.

Richard Peck

Author : Donald R. Gallo
ISBN : 9780810863941
Genre : Literary Criticism
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One of the most revered authors of young adult books, Richard Peck has penned several critical and commercial successes including Dreamland Lake, The Ghost Belonged to Me, and the National Book Award finalist, A Long Way from Chicago. Peck's novels have also received prestigious awards including the Edgar for Are You in the House Alone? and the Newbery Medal for A Year Down Yonder. He is also the recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award, the National Humanities Medal, the ALAN Award, and the National Endowment for the Humanities Medallion. In Richard Peck: The Past Is Paramount, authors Donald R. Gallo and Wendy J. Glenn recount the highlights of Peck's life, focusing on his world travels, his accomplishments as a teacher and his renowned writing career. Gallo and Glenn examine Peck's 30 novels, as well as his short stories and children's books, poems, essays and other nonfiction. An additional chapter analyzes themes, characters, and style in his writing. The appendixes list Peck's many honors and prizes, as well as film adaptations of his works. The extensive bibliography cites all of Peck's primary and secondary works, along with sources of interviews, speeches, prayers and credos, articles about him, and sources of reviews of each of his books. For fans and scholars alike, Richard Peck: The Past Is Paramount is the most authoritative resource about the life and work of this beloved author.

Catalog Of Copyright Entries Third Series

Author : Library of Congress. Copyright Office
ISBN : STANFORD:36105119498397
Genre : Copyright
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A Year Down Yonder

Author : Richard Peck
ISBN : 1440672725
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A Newbery Medal Winner Richard Peck's Newbery Medal-winning sequel to A Long Way from Chicago Mary Alice's childhood summers in Grandma Dowdel's sleepy Illinois town were packed with enough drama to fill the double bill of any picture show. But now she is fifteen, and faces a whole long year with Grandma, a woman well known for shaking up her neighbors-and everyone else! All Mary Alice can know for certain is this: when trying to predict how life with Grandma might turn out . . . better not. This wry, delightful sequel to the Newbery Honor Book A Long Way from Chicago has already taken its place among the classics of children's literature. "Hilarious and poignant." —Publishers Weekly, starred review A Newbery Medal Winner A New York Times Bestseller An ALA Notable Book An ALA Best Book for Young Adults A Booklist Best Book of the Year A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year From the Trade Paperback edition.

Richard Peck

Author : Kimberly Campbell
ISBN : 0766027236
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes the life and accomplishments of the Newbery Award-winning author of "A Year Down Yonder."

The 100 Most Popular Young Adult Authors

Author : Bernard Alger Drew
ISBN : 1563086158
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Offers brief biographies, annotated listings of each author's works, and suggestions for additional reading

Are You In The House Alone

Author : Richard Peck
ISBN : 9781101664384
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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An updated look for the classic YA thriller from genre heavyweight Richard Peck Sixteen-year-old Gail is living the upper-class suburban life when she begins receiving terrifying phone calls and notes in her locker. And the calls keep coming. When she's attacked by the town's golden boy everyone refuses to take action against him and his powerful family. A frightening drama that deals with heavy teen issues and the idea of justice (or lack thereof) from bestselling author Richard Peck.

Secrets At Sea

Author : Richard Peck
ISBN : 9781101535776
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The adorable tale of a family of mice stowaways on an adventurous ship's journey In the beloved tradition of The Borrowers, The Tale of Despereaux, and The Cricket in Times Square, here is an irresistible adventure story about the tiny creatures who secretly live among us humans, as only Newbery Medal winner Richard Peck could imagine it. Set on a grand cruise ship to England in 1887, this beautifully illustrated tale of a charming family of mice is full of laughs, near misses, and surprises. Multiple-award-winning author Richard Peck at his best and most playful!

The Continuum Encyclopedia Of Children S Literature

Author : Bernice E. Cullinan
ISBN : 0826417787
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Provides articles covering children's literature from around the world as well as biographical and critical reviews of authors including Avi, C.S. Lewis, J.K. Rowling, and Anno Mitsumasa.

A Monster Calls

Author : Patrick Ness
ISBN : 9783125781559
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