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A Season of Gifts free pdf The eccentric, forceful, big-hearted Grandma Dowdel--the star of Peck's Newbery Medal-winning "A Year Down Yonder"--is back in this new story set during Christmas of 1958. A new family has moved in next door to Mrs. Dowdel, and soon she will work her particular brand of charm on all of them. Illustrations.

About Richard Peck

Richard Peck has written more than thirty novels, and in the process has become one of the country's most highly respected writers for children. In fact "The Washington Post" called him "America's best living author for young adults." A versatile writer, he is beloved by middle-graders as well as young adults for his historical and contemporary comedies and coming-of-age novels. He lives in New York City, and spends a great deal of time traveling around the country to speaking engagements at conferences, schools, and libraries. Mr. Peck is the first children's book author to have received a National Humanities Medal. He is a Newbery Medal winner (for "A Year Down Yonder"), a Newbery Honor winner (for "A Long Way from Chicago"), a two-time National Book Award finalist, and a two-time Edgar Award winner. In addition, he has won a number of major honors for the body of his work, including the Margaret A. Edwards Award, the ALAN Award, and the Medallion from the University of Southern Mississippi.

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Author : Richard Peck
Publisher : Dial Books for Young Readers
Data Published : 01 September 2009
ISBN : 0803730829
EAN : 9780803730823
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 164 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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