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Presenting Richard Peck

by Donald R. Gallo

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Published by Twayne Publishers in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Peck, Richard, 1934- -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Peck, Richard, 1934- -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Youth -- Books and reading -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • Young adult literature, American -- History and criticism,
    • American literature -- History and criticism

    • About the Edition

      Discusses the life and work of Richard Peck, examining his essays, poetry, and novels for children, young adults, and adults.

      Edition Notes

      StatementDonald R. Gallo.
      SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series ;, TUSAS 554., Young adult authors, Twayne"s United States authors series ;, TUSAS 554., Twayne"s United States authors series.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3566.E2526 Z68 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 154 p. ;
      Number of Pages154
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2209885M
      ISBN 100805782095
      LC Control Number89032346

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        RICHARD PECK () was born in Decatur, Illinois and lived in New York City for nearly 50 years. The acclaimed author of 35 novels for children and young adults, he won the Newbery Medal for A Year Down Yonder, a Newbery Honor for A Long Way from Chicago, the Scott O’Dell Award for The River Between Us, the Edgar Allen Poe Award for Are You in the House Alone?, a Boston /5(). Richard Scarry's classic book that takes readers all around town! Join Lowly Worm, Huckle Cat, and other beloved characters for a day in Richard Scarry's Busy, Busy Town. Visit the school, the farm, the post office, and many more fun and exciting places in this classic book that teaches little ones all about what goes on in their very own communities.


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RICHARD PECK () was born in Decatur, Illinois and lived in New York City for nearly 50 years. The acclaimed author of 35 novels for children and young adults, he won the Newbery Medal for A Year Down Yonder, a Newbery Honor for A Long Way from Chicago, the Scott O’Dell Award for The River Between Us, the Edgar Allen Poe Award for Are You in the House Alone?, a Boston Globe-Horn Book.

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About Richard Peck. Richard Peck has won almost every children’s fiction award, including the Margaret A. Edwards Award, the Newbery Medal, the Scott O’Dell Award, and the Edgar, and he has twice been nominated for a National Book Award. He was the first children’s author ever to have been awarded a National Humanities Medal.

Richard Peck II was born inat birth place, to Richard Peck I and Mary E Peck (born Brunning). Mary was born inin Yorkshire, England. Richard married Miss Peck (born Saville) circaat age 21 at marriage place.After reading A Season of Gifts by Richard Peck, use the discussion questions in this guide to continue a classroom dialogue about the book.

The story of Grandma Dowdel, an eccentric, forceful, big-hearted woman, continues in this sequel to A Long Way from Chicago and A Year Down Yonder. Richard Peck, a former English teacher whose award-winning novels for young readers used historical fiction, horror and other genres to tell stories about difficult real-life subjects like rape.