A Year Down Yonder

A Year Down Yonder

By: Richard Peck

Genre: Historical Fiction and Realistic Fiction

About the author

About this book

The worst part of the “Roosevelt Recession” in 1937 is that Mary Alice has to spend a year in a rural town with her feisty and conniving Grandma Dowdel. After enduring many outrageous schemes, Mary Alice eventually learns to appreciate her grandmother’s wisdom and her ways. This Newbery Medal winner is the hilarious sequel to Peck’s celebratedĀ A Long Way From Chicago.

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