A Newbery Honor Book A summer they'll never forget. Each summer Joey and his sister, Mary Aliceatwo city slickers from Chicagoavisit Grandma Dowdel's seemingly sleepy Illinois town. Soon enough, they find that it's far from sleepy...and Grandma is far from your typical grandmother. From seeing their first corpse (and he isn't resting easy) to helping Grandma trespass, catch the sheriff in his underwear, and feed the hungryaall in one dayaJoey and Mary Alice have nine summers they'll never forget! qA rollicking celebration of an eccentric grandmother and childhood memories.q aSchool Library Journal, starred review qEach tale is a small masterpiece of storytelling.q aThe Horn Book, starred review qGrandma Dowdel embodies not only the heart of a small town but the spirit of an era gone by...Remarkable and fine.q aKirkus Reviews, starred review A Newbery Honor Book A National Book Award Finalist An ALA Notable Book An ALA Best Book for Young Adults From the Trade Paperback edition.Remarkable and fine.aquot; aKirkus Reviews, starred review A Newbery Honor Book A National Book Award Finalist An ALA Notable Book An ALA Best Book for Young Adults From the Trade Paperback edition.
|Title||:||A Long Way From Chicago|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2000-10-01|